Lib Dem Liz 11,611 😃
CON: 45.1% (-15.1)
LDEM: 30.2% (+23.5)
LAB: 15.0% (-2.2)
GRN: 3.5% (-1.5)
UKIP: 3.5% (-5.6)
19.3% swing from the Tories to the Lib Dems.
The Greens and UKIP lost their deposits.
The Tory majority was slashed from 25,155 of “ultra safe” for the Tories to 5,702!
Lib Dems rise from 4th to 2nd.
Via Neil Fawcett’s Live Facebook broadcast, Liz Leffman said:
This is a really great result. Thank you to everyone who helped in any way. This is a beginning for us – we can still go on and do even better.
You can read the 2015 result here.
* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is a councillor and one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.