Labour candidate wins Louth Town Council seat in by-election

Labour Party candidate Julie Speed has been elected on to Louth Town Council following a tightly fought by-election in Trinity ward.
Julie Speed (Labour).Julie Speed (Labour).
Julie Speed (Labour).

Julie was elected with 154 votes, while her sole opponent, Daniel Hadley (Conservative Party), received 152 votes.

Julie told the Leader: “It was a very close by-election.

“I’m incredibly honoured to be elected, especially in such a close run contest.

“I am looking forward to working for and with the people of Trinity, and together creating a community that benefits everybody.”

The turnout at the by-election was 17.82 per cent of the Trinity ward electorate.