Conservative Barry Stone wins Lothingland by-election

THE Lothingland ward Norfolk County Council by-election has ended with the victory of Conservative Barry Stone.

The by-election followed on from the death of Conservative Gerry Cook and also saw independent John Cooper- who came to prominence campaigning for answers regarding the Outer Harbour- gain 418 votes.

Mr Stone is also a Great Yarmouth borough councillor. The number of votes are as follows:

Norfolk County Council by-election

LOTHINGLAND DIVISION:

Michael Brackenbury (Green)- 184

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John Cooper (Independent)- 418

Barry Stone (C)- 1611

Trevor Wainwright (Lab)- 1076

Conservative hold

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