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Tories hold King’s Sutton

May 6th, 2017

The results of the by-election for the King’s Sutton ward of South Northamptonshire Council (SNC), held on Thursday May 4, 2017 are as follows:

  • Michael Bailey, Labour Party: 232 votes
  • Gregor Hopkins, Conservative Party: 470 votes
  • Spoilt: 7

Overall turnout for the election was 45.58 per cent. Gregor Hopkins (pictured) was successful and is duly elected as the SNC ward member for King’s Sutton.

In a statement issued by the Conservative Party, Mr Hopkins said:

“I am delighted to have won this seat in my home village of King’s Sutton. I am immensely proud that the residents have put their trust in me to deliver on their behalf.

“I have spoken to many residents during my campaign and along with my local knowledge, I am confident that I understand the priorities for the area and will work with the other members on South Northants to get delivery. I wish to thank all those who voted for me and campaigned with me to get this result and thank also the former councillor Ian Morris for his service to the community and the council.”

South Northamptonshire Council comprises 35 Conservative councillors, four from the Lib Dems and three independents.

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