Tories win one and lose one in Frodsham elections

THE Conservatives have held on to the Frodsham seat on Cheshire West and Chester Council left vacant by the resignation of former Frodsham Mayor Andrew Dawson.
In a by-election contested by Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green parties, Christopher Basey won the seat for the Conservatives in a 44.9 per cent turn out.
The full result announced today  was Christopher Basey (Cons) 1481; Sian Day (Green Party) 176; Patrick Eakin (Lib Dem) 384; Michael Garvey (Lab) 1296.
Former councillor Andrew Dawson had resigned the seat to take up the post of head of legal services in the Falkland Islands.

However, in a by-election for a vacant seat in Waterside Ward on Frodsham Town Council, Labour triumphed
.The result was Christopher Basey (Cons) 217 , Patrick Eakin (Lib Dem 125); Lucy Sumner (Labour).340.
There was a 34.7 per cent turn out.
Felicity Davies (Labour) hadpreviously been elected unopposed to a vacant Town Council seat in Lakes Ward.

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