Thursday 4 February 2010

UKIP Second in latest Council Byelection

UKIP came second in the only Council byelection to be held in the West Midlands last night and came within 56 votes of taking the seat. UKIP recorded the biggest percentage gain out of all the contenders.

Newchapel Ward, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council. 04/02/10

Con 33.1% -11.0%
UKIP 24.0% +10.5%
Lab 22.4% +0.1%
LD 20.6% +1.5%

We came fourth here at the last local elections. UKIP currently hold five councillors on Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council and four on the neighbouring Staffordshire county council.

Well done to the Newcastle Under Lyme Branch for another great result.


Anonymous said...

Well done chaps and chapesses!