By-election result

David Spender (Liberal Democrat) has been elected a member of Winchester City Council following a by-election in the Olivers Battery and Badger Farm ward yesterday (Thursday 29 September)

Cllr Spender, of Old Kennels Lane, Olivers Battery, Winchester, takes over the seat following the resignation of fellow Liberal Democrat Robin Darbyshire and will stand until 2008.

Full result:

Susan Margaret Evershed (Conservative)                             584                 

Clare McKenna (Labour)                                                             56

David Andrew Spender (Liberal Democrat)                         853 (elected)

There was a 46.32% turnout.

The make up of the City Council remains as: 

Liberal Democrats                  26
Conservatives                          22
Independent Group                   5
Labour                                         4

TOTAL                                       57