Tories hold Stowmarket North

THE Conservatives have held on to the Stowmarket North and Stowupland division in a Suffolk County Council by-election.

THE Conservatives have held on to the Stowmarket North and Stowupland division in a Suffolk County Council by-election.

Tory Gary Green retained the seat, polling 834 votes, although with a reduced majority. He was followed by Nicky Turner (LD) with 781 votes, Nigel Rozier (Green) with 231, Duncan Macpherson (Lab) 190, and Christopher Streatfield (UKIP) 114.

Turnout for the by-election, forced by the resignation of Alastair Liddell, was 27%.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter