Success in Church Hill

Voters in the Church Hill went to the polls on Thursday July 17th to have their say in the borough council by-election triggered by the resignation of Dave Small, which is set to cost taxpayers in the region of £10,000.

Labour regained the seat they lost in 2010 to the Conservatives with candidate Nina Wood-Ford polling 600 votes, almost 44 per cent of the 1,368 cast.

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Rebecca Blake Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Redditch out campaigning in Church Hill with Councillors and local volunteers.

The result means Labour tighten its grip on the borough council with a majority of seven. There are now 18 Labour councillors, nine Conservatives, one UKIP and one independent.Rebecca Blake, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Redditch, said it was a major triumph for Labour. The voters in Church Hill endorsed their confidence in Labour in Redditch. 

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