Latest: Independent Yvonne Bancroft wins seat on Knutsford Town Council in by-election

Knutsford Guardian: Latest: Independent Yvonne Bancroft wins seat on Knutsford Town Council in bi-election Latest: Independent Yvonne Bancroft wins seat on Knutsford Town Council in bi-election

YVONNE Bancroft has won a seat on Knutsford Town Council after Thursday's by-election.

The chairman of Knutsford in Bloom stood as an independent candidate for Over Ward and received 368 votes.

Conservative Paul Hamilton had 258 votes while UKIP contender Gerald Norden received 100 votes. 

A spokesman for Knutsford Town Council said the turnout was 17.9 per cent.

Yvonne will become a town councillor after signing her declaration of office today, Friday.

The election was to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Bernadette Emmett in December.

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4:42pm Fri 8 Feb 13

James Andrew Wrench says...

I wish to congratulate our new Independent Councillor. Having a town council dominated by Conservatives is not good for democracy. I hope others will follow in the foot steps.
I wish to congratulate our new Independent Councillor. Having a town council dominated by Conservatives is not good for democracy. I hope others will follow in the foot steps. James Andrew Wrench
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