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Labour wins Barnet Vale by-election

Sue Baker won the seat after Marianne Haylett stepped down last month

Hendon Town Hall
Hendon Town Hall

Sue Baker has been elected as the new councillor for Barnet Vale to replace Labour colleague Marianne Haylett after she stepped down last month.

The Labour candidate won an unusually large number of votes for a council by-election due to the fact that the vote was held on the same day as the general election on Thursday (July 4th).

Baker took 3,244 votes with her nearest rival, Conservative Sachin Rajput, taking 2,858.

Barnet Vale remains a split ward with the other two seats being held by Labour’s Richard Barnes and Conservative David Longstaff.

Full Result:

CandidatePartyVotes
Sue BakerLabour3,244
Sachin RajputConservative2,858
Jeremy CohenLiberal Democrats  916
Gina TheodorouGreen Party  866

Majority – 386


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