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Results: Thursday 14th February 2008.

East Staffordshire DC, Stretton
Con 661 (36.9; -11.6), Lab 366 (20.4; -7.2), BNP 327 (18.2; +18.2), Popular
Alliance 233 (13.0; -10.9), LD Bryan Ambrose 205 (11.4; +11.4).
Majority 295. Turnout 28%. Con hold. Last fought 2007.

Moray UA, Elgin City South
SNP 884 (35.1; +1.9), Ind 845 (33.5; +10.5), Lab 459 (18.2; -10.6), Ind 278
(11.0; +11.0), Con 223 (8.8; -6.3), LD Peter Horton 53 (2.1; +2.1), Scottish
Senior Citizens Unity Party 37 (1.5; +1.5), UKIP 20 (0.8; +0.8), Ind 16 (0.6;
+0.6), Ind 1 (0.0;).
Majority 39. Turnout 26.8%. SNP gain from Ind. Last fought 2007.

Preston DC, Tulketh
Lab 423 (34.3; -14.6), LD Rick Seymour 400 (32.4; +15.3), Con 292 (23.6;
-10.4), Ind 84 (6.8; +6.8), Green 36 (2.9; +2.9).
Majority 23. Turnout 23.0%. Lab hold. Last fought 2007.

Waltham Forest LBC, Leyton
LD Winnie Smith 1360 (56.0; +12.8), Lab 695 (28.6; -14.1), Ind 176 (7.2;
+7.2), Con 108 (4.4; -2.1), Green 90 (3.7; -3.9).
Majority 665. Turnout 27.8%. LD gain from Lab. Last fought 2006.

Further result from 7th February 2008

Northallerton TC, Central
Ind 263, Ind 128.
Majority 135. Turnout 11.4%. Ind hold.

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