Near miss for Lib Dems in Wales by-election

Liberal Democrats narrowly missed a shock gain in the latest council by-elections.







They cut Plaid Cymru's majority to just 13 votes in a contest for Bangor's Glyder seat at Gwynedd County, north west Wales.



In the only other poll this week, Tories coasted home at Remenham, Wargrave and Ruscombe, Wokingham Borough.



Results



Gwynedd County - Glyder: Plaid Cymru 207, Lib Dem 194, C 65, Lab 60. (May 2008 - Plaid Cymru 357, Lib Dem 197). Plaid Cymru hold. Swing 13.1% Plaid Cymru to Lib Dem.



Wokingham District - Remenham, Wargrave and Ruscombe: C 850, Lib Dem 272, Lab 94, Ukip 55, Green 19. (May 2010 - C 2107, Lib Dem 909, Lab 211). C hold. Swing 3.8% Lib Dem to C.

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