Hinckley and Bosworth Liberal Democrats celebrate election success
May 6, 2013 9:59 AM
Liberal Democrats in Hinckley and Bosworth are celebrating a successful result in the Leicestershire County Council elections. The Liberal Democrats held all four of their County Councillors in Hinckley and Bosworth, Voters in Burbage Castle re-elected Stuart Bray and Keith Lynch, while Hinckley voters returned David Bill again and Michael Mullaney was elected too.
The Conservatives meanwhile lost one of their seats to UKIP. The results across Hinckley and Bosworth were; 4 seats for the Liberal Democrats, 4 for the Conservatives and 1 for UKIP.
This is the first time since modern County Council elections began in 1973, that the Liberal Democrats have finished equal first with the Conservatives in Hinckley and Bosworth.
Meanwhile it was a very poor night for Labour. They finished a distant 4th in votes and won no seats. Showing yet again that elections in Hinckley and Bosworth are a close race between the Lib Dems and Conservatives with Labour out of the race.
Liberal Democrats finished equal first with the Conservatives across Hinckley and Bosworth