Local Council by-elections on 5th May 2016

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The results of the 79 by-elections / "double" elections held on 5th May 2016 were: 

Previous Conservative seats - 37, retention rate 70%

By-elections - 30 seats

Conservative hold
Braintree DC, Witham South
Breckland DC, Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe
Canterbury BC, Reculver
Castle Point BC, St George's
East Hants DC, Clanfield & Finchdean
East Riding of Yorkshire UA, East Wolds & Coastal
Hampshire CC, Fareham Town
Hampshire CC, Headley
Kensington & Chelsea, Abingdon - 2 seats
North Dorset DC, Blanford Hilltop
North Dorset DC, Hill Forts
Redbridge LB, Roding
Rutland UA, Greetham
South Buckinghamshire DC, Farnham & Hedgerley
South Kesteven DC, Deeping St James
Spelthorne BC, Ashford North & Stanwell South
Stafford CC, Uttoxeter Town
Suffolk CC, Bixley
Waveney DC, Wrentham

Labour gain from Conservative - 5Barrow in Furness BC, Dalton South
Guildford BC, Stoke  
Lancaster BC, Carnforth & Millhead
Melton BC, Egerton
Redbridge LB, Rodding

Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative - 2Torbay UA, Tormohun
Wiltshire UA, Amesbury

UKIP gain from Conservative - 3St Edmundsbury BC, Haverhill North
Forest Heath DC, South
Suffolk CC, Haverhill Cangle

Independent gain from Conservative - 1
Forest Heath DC, Brandon West

"Double" elections - 7 seats

Conservative holds both seats - 6

Dudley MB, Pedmore & Stourbridge East
Ipswich BC, Castle Hill
Pendle BC, Barrowford 
Runnymede BC, Woodham
Southampton UA, Harefields 
Three Rivers DC, Carpenders Park 

No Description wins one seat
Brentwood BC, Tipps Cross - No Description tops the poll (annual election gain) with Conservative winning second seat (by-election hold)

Previous Labour seats - 32, retention rate 94%

By-elections - 18 seats

Labour hold - 17
Barnet LB, Underhill
Brent LB, Kilburn
Croydon LB, West Thornton
Doncaster MB, Kirk Sandall & Edenthorpe
East Sussex CC, St Helens & Silverhill
Greenwich LB, Glyndon
Hackney LB, Hackney Downs
Hackney LB, Stoke Newington
Lancaster BC, John O'Gaunt
Lancashire CC, Lancaster East
Merton LB, Figge's Marsh
Middlesbrough UA, Coulby Newham
Southwark LB, College
Southwark LB, Newington
South Ribble BC, Seven Stars
Swansea UA, Mynyddbach
Westminster LB, Church Street

SNP gain from Labour - 1
Glasgow UA, Anderton / City

"Double" elections - 14

Labour holds both seats - 13
Hastings BC, Old Hastings
Liverpool MB, Belle Vale
Liverpool MB, Norris Green
Milton Keynes UA, Bletchley East
Nuneaton & Bedworth BC, Exhall
St Helens MB, West Park
Salford MB, Little Hulton
Sefton MB, St Oswalds
Southampton UA, Woolston
Tameside MB, Mossley
Three Rivers DC, South Oxhey
Weymouth & Portland BC, Wyke Regis
Wirral MB, Liscard

Conservative win one seat
Wokingham UA, Bulmershe & Whitegates - Labour top the poll (annual election gain) with Conservative winning second seat (by-election gain)

Liberal Democrat held seats - 3, retention rate 100%

By-elections - 1 seat
Gloucestershire CC, Churchdown - Liberal Democrat hold

"Double" elections - 2
Fareham BC, Fareham East - 2 Liberal Democrat holds
Pendle BC, Craven - Conservative tops the poll (annual election gain) with Liberal Democrat winning second seat (by-election)

UKIP held seats - 3, retention rate 33%

All by-elections

Havering LB, Heaton - Labour gain from UKIP
Surrey CC, Staines South & Ashford West - Conservative gain from UKIP
Tendring DC, St Pauls - UKIP hold

Independent held seats - 4, retention rate 100%

By-elections -  1 seat

Cambridgeshire CC, St Neots Eaton Socon & Eynesbury  - Independent hold

"Double" elections - 3 seatsEpping Forest DC, Loughton Forest - Loughton Residents win both seats, gaining one from Conservative (annual election) and retaining one (by-election)
Huntingdonshire DC, St Neots Eynesbury - 2 Independent holds
Mole Valley DC, Ashtead Common - 2 Ashtead Independents