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Election Results: Thursday 13th December 2007.

Brighton and Hove UA, Regency
Green 749 (41.6; +8.7), Con 397 (22.1; +2.1), Lab 376 (20.9; -0.6), LD Simon Doyle 148 (8.2; -9.1), Ind 130 (7.2; -1.1).
Majority 352. Turnout 23.0%. Green hold. Last fought 2007.

Harrow LBC, Canons
Con 1208 (56.7; -11.1), Lab 389 (18.3; -0.1), LD Anne Diamond 296 (13.9; +0.1), Ind 182 (8.5; +8.5), BNP 56 (2.6; +2.6).
Majority 819. Turnout 24.0%. Con hold. Last fought 2006.

Hounslow LBC, Chiswick Riverside
Con 1207 (61.1; +16.1), Lab 414 (21.0; +3.2), LD Phyllis Ballentyne 250 (12.7; -7.1), Green 103 (5.2; -12.2).
Majority 793. Turnout 24.6%. Con hold. Last fought 2006.

Merthyr Tydfil UA, Treharris
Ind 405 (35.8; -9.9), LD John Pappas 328 (29.0; +29.0), Lab 317 (28.0; -5.1), Ind 81 (7.2; +7.2), [People before Politics (0.0; -21.2 )].
Majority 77. Turnout 24.0%. Ind hold. Last fought 2004.

Reigate and Banstead DC, Earlswood and Whitebushes
Con 421 (37.6; -3.9), LD Steve Oddy 380 (33.9; +4.9), Lab 152 (13.6; -1.9), UKIP 113 (10.1; +1.8), Green 54 (4.8; -0.9).
Majority 41. Turnout not known. Con hold. Last fought 2007.

Southwark LBC, Riverside
LD Anood Al-Samerai 1114 (49.8; +8.6), Lab 691 (30.9; +6.0), Con 260 (11.6; -7.0), Green 122 (5.5; -9.7), UKIP 49 (2.2; +2.2).
Majority 423. Turnout not known. LD hold. Last fought 2006.

Surrey Heath BC, Bagshot
LD Gret Woodason 720 (55.0; +5.2), Con 590 (45.0; -5.2).
Majority 130. Turnout not known. LD hold. Last fought 2007.

Test Valley DC, Cupernam
LD Karen Dunleavey 793 (59.8; +4.1), Con 460 (34.7; -9.6), UKIP 73 (5.5; +5.5).
Majority 333. Turnout 33.5%. LD hold. Last fought 2007.

Windlesham PC, Bagshot
LD Ruth Hutchinson 762 (58.2), Con 548 (41.8).
Majority 214. Turnout not known. LD hold.

Wychavon DC, Lovett and North Claines
Con 837 (71.0; +8.8), LD 342 (29.0; +2.6), [Lab (0.0; -11.4)].
Majority 495. Turnout 27.9%. Con hold. Last fought 2007.

Further result from 6-12-07

Chobham Parish Council
Con 357, Ind 224, No description 53.


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