The results of the Rothwell byelection have been announced.
Yesterday’s election had to be held a month after the other elections to Kettering Council due to the death of UKIP candidate Alan Pote.
The three candidates who have been elected to Kettering Council are Alan Mills (Labour), Karl Sumpter and Margaret Talbot (both Conservative).
The final composition of Kettering Council is now 27 Conservatives, eight Labour and one independent.
The results in full are:
Kathleen Harris, Labour Party 614
Alan Heath, Green Party 82
Sally Hogston, UKIP 370
Ian Jelley, Conservative Party 771
Malcolm Jones, Labour Party 623
Stephen Jones, Green Party 119
Alan Mills, Labour Party 951
Robert Reeves, Green Party 89
Karl Sumpter, Conservative Party 853
Margaret Talbot, Conservative Party 777
Elections to the Tresham ward of Rothwell Town Council were also held yesterday, with the following results:
Lynne Bird, Labour Party 284
Clive Cross, Labour Party 369 (Elected)
Sally Hogston, UKIP 175
Ian Jelley, Conservative Party 345 (Elected)
Malcolm Jones, Labour Party 338
Neil Matthew, Conservative Party 328
Alan Mills, Labour Party 486 (Elected)
David Newman, Conservative Party 361 (Elected)
Lisa Spagnoli, Labour Party 317
Mark Spendlove, Conservative Party 390 (Elected)
Glenda Weston, Labour Party 324
Roger Wilson, Conservative Party 349 (Elected)
Simon Woodham, Conservative Party 292