NOTTS County Council 2013 elections: Labour gain two seats in Bassetlaw

Labour have kept their stronghold on Bassetlaw as the party scooped two seats in this year’s Notts County Council elections.

Husband and wife Mike and Wendy Quigley both lost their seats to Labour’s Coun Ian Campbell and Coun Pamela Skelding in Retford West and Retford East respectively.

Nottinghamshire County Council Election Count for the Bassetlaw area at North Notts Arena in Worksop. Labour celebrate G130503-1k

Nottinghamshire County Council Election Count for the Bassetlaw area at North Notts Arena in Worksop. Labour celebrate G130503-1k

UKIP did not gain any seats but showed strong gains in popularity - coming second Blyth and Harworth, Worksop East, Worksop North and Worksop North East and Carlton.

Liberal Democrats fared worse with voters, with the party’s seven candidates coming last in the results.

The full results are as follows:

Worksop East

Glynn Gilfoyle (Labour) - 1,815 votes HOLD

Dave Scott (UKIP) - 606 votes

Wayne Clarke (Conservative) - 154 votes

Carole Thompson (Liberal Democrat) - 63 votes

Turnout 27.3 per cent

Worksop North

Sybil Cooper (Labour) - 1,650 votes HOLD

Ivor Jones (UKIP) - 731 votes

Michael Gray (Conservative) - 364 votes

Helen Cooper - 79 votes

Turnout 26.07 per cent

Worksop North East & Carlton

Alan Rhodes (Labour) - 1,747 votes HOLD

Tony Clayton (UKIP) - 665 votes

Barry Bowles - 610 votes

Turnout 32.93 per cent

Worksop West

Kevin Greaves (Labour) - 1,339 votes HOLD

Alec Thorpe (Conservative) - 571 votes

Mick Lowe (UKIP) - 506 votes

Leon Duveen (Liberal Democrats) - 121 votes

Turnout 28.99 per cent

Blyth & Harworth

Sheila Place (Labour) - 1,667 votes HOLD

Roger Vernon (UKIP) - 447 votes

Annette Simpson (Conservative) - 363 votes

Peter Thompson (Liberal Democrats) - 85 votes

Turnout 27.02 per cent

Retford East

Pamela Skelding (Labour) - 1,360 votes GAIN

Wendy Quigley (Conservative) - 974 votes

Philip Hallam (UKIP) - 481 votes

Mark Hunter (Liberal Democrats) - 91 votes

Turnout 32.9 per cent

Retford West

Ian Campbell (Labour) 1,311 votes GAIN

Mike Quigley (Conservative) 610 votes

Jon Wade (UKIP) 599 votes

Jim Napier (Independent) 266 votes

Jennifer Coggles (Liberal Democrats) 72 votes

Turnout 33.8 per cent

Misterton

Liz Yates (Conservative) 1,633 votes HOLD

David Challinor (Labour) 827 votes

Deirdre Vernon (UKIP) 670 votes

Ilana Duveen (Liberal Democrats) 103 votes

Tuxford

John Ogle (Conservative) 1,851 votes HOLD

John Douglas (Labour) 1,236 votes

Turnout 30.95 per cent

For more the full results, pictures and reactions, pick up a copy of the Worksop Guardian - out on 10th May.