Published on Sunday, 13th May 2018

 

I am delighted to have been re-elected to represent Eastney and Craneswater ward. The results were:

Luke Stubbs Conservative 1763
  Labour 1144
  LibDem 969
  Green 172

As far as the council as a whole goes, while the Conservative vote held up well, the Labour party made progress and UKIP lost all its remaining seats, resulting in a hung council where the combined LibDem and Labour vote now constitutes a narrow majority (at least once a leftwing independent is counted as part of the block). At this stage it is not clear whether any such coalition will be formed or whether the current Conservative minority administration will continue for another year. 

 

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