Anne Brown holds Dedham & Langham seat on Colchester council for Tories

Ballot Box

Ballot Box - Credit: PA

Conservatives have held a seat in a Colchester Borough Council by-election.

Anne Brown

Anne Brown - Credit: Archant

Anne Brown has been elected to represent the Dedham & Langham ward at the authority.

Mrs Brown, Conservative county councillor for the area, polled 545 votes in yesterday’s by-election, called after previous councillor Mark Cable (Con) did not attend a meeting for six months.

William Faram (UKIP) polled 60 votes, George Penny (LD) 57 and John Spademan (Lab) 38.

Mrs Brown will hold the seat until May’s all-out borough elections.

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