October 20 2014 Latest news:
Friday, May 23, 2014
The results are in for the Great Yarmouth Borough Council election with both Labour and Conservative each losing five seats to UKIP resulting in no overall control of the council.
The make-up of Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s 39 seats is now Labour 15, Conservative 14, UKIP 10.
Overall turnout was 37pc compared to 27.9pc in 2012.
The highest turnout was in East Flegg with 44pc, the lowest in Nelson at 29pc.
• Bradwell North: Conservative Graham Plant with 749 votes.
• Bradwell South & Hopton: UKIP Carl Annison with 948 votes.
• Caister North: UKIP Jack Cutting with 577.
• Caister South: UKIP Tom Andrews with 615 votes.
• Central & Northgate: UKIP Malcolm Bird with 858 votes.
• Claydon: UKIP Tabitha Rodwell with 767 votes.
• East Flegg: Conservative Shirley Weymouth with 728 votes.
• Gorleston: UKIP newcomer Kay Grey, with 587 votes, has beaten mayor John Burroughs (Conservative) and former Labour MP Tony Wright.
• Lothingland: UKIP Adrian Myers with 674 votes.
• Magdalen: Current leader Trevor Wainwright (Labour) keeps his seat with 844 votes.
• Nelson: UKIP Kathryn Stenhouse with 694 votes.
• Southtown & Cobholm: UKIP Robert Connell with 526 votes.
• Yarmouth North: UKIP Rachel Jones with 589 votes.