Horsehay and Lightmoor ward by-election result
The results have been declared in the by-election on December 8 for the vacant Horsehay and Lightmoor seat on Telford & Wrekin Council.
The vacancy arose following the death of Cllr Clive Mollett in October.
Cllr Rajash Metha hasbeen elected as the new member for this ward alongside sitting Cllr Jayne Greenaway.
The votes were as follows:
Denis Allen (UK Independence Party) 124 votes
Robert Cadman (Conservative Party) 292 votes
Rajash Mehta (Labour Party) 358 votes
The turnout was 17.0%
The political make-up of the council is now (figure in brackets shows balance before this by election)
Labour 28 (27)
Conservatives 21 (22)
LiberalDemocrats 3 (3)
Independents 2 (2)