Conservatives win district council vote in Hartley & Hodsoll Street
The Conservatives retained all 3 council seats for the Hartley and Hodsoll Street ward. In a low key poll they got 69.8% of the poll to Labour's 30.2%, the increase in share probably due to the fact the electorate had 9 candidates to choose from in 2007.
The Conservatives made gains from Labour and Liberals elsewhere and now have nearly all the seats on the council. The position is: Conservative (47 seats), Labour (4), Liberal (2), Independent (1).
The result for Hartley and Hodsoll Street was:
Abraham (Conservative) 1,550
Gaywood (Conservative) 1.499
Ramsay (Conservative) 1,451
Swain (Labour) 650
Posted on 08 May 2011 by administrator