Lib Dems snatch Tory council seat
Friday 12 August 2011
There was better news for embattled Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today when Liberal Democrats captured a seat from their Tory coalition partners in the latest council by-elections.
George Fussey overturned a comfortable Tory majority to take the Eton and Castle seat at Windsor and Maidenhead.
Elsewhere saw no change with Labour and an Independent holding on to seats in Islington and North Devon.
Islington London Borough - St Peters: Lab 1167, Lib Dem 440, C 381, Green 176, Ind 59. (May 2010 - Three seats Lab 2117, 2088, 2085, Lib Dem 1781, C 1589, Lib Dem 1530, C 1308, 1254, Lib Dem 1201, Green 564, 468, 281).
North Devon District - Fremington: Ind 501, C 308, Ind 196, Green 64. (May 2011 - Two seats Ind 1266, 969, C 382, 323, Ind 235, Lib Dem 184, 95).
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough - Eton and Castle: Lib Dem 208, C 182, Lab 32, UKIP 17. (May 2011 - C 485, Lib Dem 207, Lab 52).
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