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By-Election Results: Thursday 12th July 2007.

Camden LBC, Haverstock
LD Matt Sanders 1160 (43.4; -0.2), Lab 1000 (37.4; +3.0), Green 299 (11.2;
+0.4), Con 213 (8.0; -3.2).
Majority 160. Turnout 34.1%. LD gain from Lab. Last fought 2006.

Craven DC, Cowling
Con 351 (64.3; +47.4), Ratepayer 136 (24.9; +24.9), Ind 59 (10.8; -34.3),
[Ind (0.0; -38.1)].
Majority 215. Turnout 31.2%. Con gain from Ind. Last fought 2004.

Hounslow LBC, Hanworth Park
Con 1054 (41.1; -3.3), Lab 729 (28.4; +2.1), LD Simon Martin 507 (19.8;
+4.2), Ind 201 (7.8; -5.9), Green 73 (2.8; +2.8).
Majority 325. Turnout 32.3%. Con hold. Last fought 2006.

Kent CC, Maidstone North East
LD Ian Chittenden 1620 (56.2; +12.5), Con 831 (28.8; -1.3), Green 187 (6.5;
+2.5), Lab 164 (5.7; -12.5), UKIP 81 (2.8; -1.3).
Majority 789. Turnout 24.3%. LD hold. Last fought 2005.

Kidsgrove TC, Kidsgrove
Lab 231 (43.8), LD Gary Turner 171 (32.4), UKIP 126 (23.9).
Majority 60. Turnout 10.1%. Lab gain from Ind.

Newcastle Under Lyme BC, Westlands
Con 696 (60.9; +1.2), LD Michael Shenton 229 (20.0; +5.2), Lab 126
(11.0; -2.9), UKIP 92 (8.0; -3.5).
Majority 467. Turnout 24.8%. Con hold. Last fought 2007.

Rotherham MBC, Valley
Lab 781 (43.8; -1.5), BNP 348 (19.5; +2.0), Ind 308 (17.3; +17.3), Con 197
(11.0; -10.4), LD Eric Shaw 150 (8.4; -7.4).
Majority 433. Turnout 19.5%. Lab hold. Last fought 2007.

Staffordshire CC, Keele and Westlands
Con 1067 (41.9; +7.8), LD Marion Reddish 1005 (39.5; +6.6), Lab 268
(10.5; -13.9), UKIP 204 (8.0; +4.7), [Green (0.0; -5.3)].
Majority 62. Turnout 20.4%. Con hold. Last fought 2005.

Wells City TC, Central
Ind 282 (54.2), LD Denise Boulton 238 (45.8).
Majority 44. Turnout 31.4%. Ind hold.

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