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Lib Dems gain a seat from the Tories in Shropshire

New Shropshire Councillor Andrew Bannerrman
Photo also available on Flickr here.

From the Independent:

Liberal Democrats celebrated a gain in the latest council by-elections from Tories who, however, defended two other marginal seats and control of South Cambridgeshire District.

Andrew Bannerman triumphed for Lib Dems at Quarry and Coton Hill, Shropshire despite a strong intervention by Labour which did not fight last time.

The result in Quarry and Coton Hill:

LD Andrew Bannerman 356 (41.8; +5.7)
Con 268 (31.5; -12.1)
Lab 197 (23.1; +23.1)
Ind 30 (3.5; -2.3)

Majority 88
Turnout 30.47%
LD …

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    You've ducked the question Denis, whilst focusing on my comparison to rotten boroughs, which I think is perfectly fair.
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    Simon Shaw - I will never stop complaining about The Sun. My reference to Young Lib Dems singing about Tony Blair's death was true was...
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