Local Conservatives Sweep to Victory in the West Lindsey District

Gainsborough Constituency Conservative Association were pleased by the result of recent local elections to Lincolnshire County Council. In ten contests within the West Lindsey district, which makes up the vast majority of the constituency, Conservative candidates enjoyed a night of success.

Eight Conservative councillors, from a vareity of backgrounds and with a variety of experience, were re-elected to continue to serve their communities. Conservatives were successful in the following divisions within West Lindsey.

In the East Lindsey District, in the Woodhall Spa & Wragby Division Denis Hoyes (majority 404) secured re-election.

In the West Lindsey District the Conservatives polled 38%, UKIP polled 26⅔% meanwhile the Liberal Democrats 15⅓% and Labour 12⅓%. All other polled 7% across the district.

The Liberal Democrats held one seat in the Gainsborough Trent division, but lost a seat in the Gainsborough Hill division to the U K Independence Party.