Election result: Withdean

Posted On 09 May 2015 at 6:01 pm

The Conservatives have regained the seat that they lost to the Greens four years ago in Withdean.

Nick Taylor, 24, a postgraduate at the London School of Economics, won the third seat for the Conservatives, defeating Green councillor Sue Shanks.

Conservative councillors Ann and Ken Norman held their seats.

Sue Shanks said: “You win some, you lose some.”


(3 seats)

Leo Barraclough, Labour, 2,170

Beth Granter, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, 210

Steve Griffiths, Green, 1,932

Hyder Khalil, Liberal Democrat, 560

Jamie Lloyd, Green, 1,864

Juliet McCaffery, Labour, 2,552

Michael Middleton, Labour, 2,145

Ann Norman*, Conservative, 3,495

Ken Norman*, Conservative, 3,348

Sue Shanks*, Green, 2,189

Nick Taylor, Conservative, 2,985

Turnout was 76.48 per cent and 45 ballot papers were rejected.

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