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Grimsbury & Castle By-Election in Banbury – Labour victories in both District and Town Council seats

Grimsbury & Castle By-Election – Labour victories in both District and Town Council seats

Congratulations to Banbury and Bicester Labour candidates Shaida Hussain and Claire Bell – Labour gains from the Conservatives! These are the first marginal seats won by Labour since the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader with a swing of more than 6%. See story in Independent.

Shaida Hussain & Claire Bell

Shaida Hussain & Claire Bell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Banbury Grimsbury and Castle Ward – Results

Name Party Votes
Kenneth Ashworth Liberal Democrats 73
Shaida Hussain Labour Party 781 (E)
Christopher Manley The Green Party 72
Tony Mepham Conservative 661
Linda Wren UK Independence Party 150
Turnout: 21.79%

Banbury Town Council -Grimsbury and Castle Ward Result

Name Party Votes
Kenneth Ashworth Liberal Democrats 83
Claire Bell Labour Party 787 (E)
Azmat Khaliq Conservative 638
Christopher Manley The Green Party 62
Linda Wren UK Independence Party 171
Turnout:  21.79%

“I am pleased to have been elected to represent Grimsbury and Castle on the Cherwell District Council. I want to thank everyone for their support. We are ready to work and work hard for our constituents.” – Shaida Hussain

“This is a fantastic result and I am delighted that Shaida and Claire have been elected. Both are already recognised locally as hardworking and dedicated councillors for Grimsbury & Castle. This result shows the value that people place in having representatives from the very heart of their community. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to making this such a successful campaign.”Sean Woodcock, Leader Labour Group, Cherwell District Council

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3 Responses

  1. sarah says:

    Well done to both!..2 women aswell..the tide is turning f social justice stop the cuts to disability living allowance sickness benefits etc the horrors we are seeing everyday!

  2. Marie Gebhard says:

    yeaaahhhhhhh! Come on!

  3. ray barker says:

    what a great win

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