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Friday, 7 May 2010

Conservatives Win Westbury-on-Trym Council Election

As well as securing the Bristol North West parliamentary seat in yesterday's general election, the Conservatives also held on to their seat in Westbury on Trym in the City Council election held on the same day.

City-wide, the Conservatives remain the third largest party on the Council after the LibDems consolidated their power base, gaining seats in Horfield and Kingsweston, while Labour gained new seats in Avonmouth and Brislington East.

The official result in Westbury on Trym was as follows:


Candidate Party Votes %
Alastair Peter Lindsay Watson Conservative

3124 46.69
Graham Christopher Donald Liberal Democrat
2280 34.08
Claire Louise Cook Labour

790 11.81
Alex Dunn Green

407 6.08
Stephen Michael Wright English Democrats

90 1.35


Turnout was a whopping 79.33%.

Source, Bristol City Council.







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