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.
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.