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LibDems hang on to Sedgemoor seat
8:30pm Monday 28th January 2013 in News
THE Liberal Democrats still have two seats on Sedgemoor District Council after winning a by-election.
Helen Groves was elected in the Highbridge and Burnham Marine Ward in the poll last week for the vacancy created when sitting Liberal Democrat Joe Leach stepped down.
Result: Helen Groves (LD) 379; Bill Hancock (Con) 288; Sally Williams (Ind) 253; Ricky Holcombe (Lab) 249; Purple Watkins (Ind) 68.
The political make-up of the council remains: Conservatives 31, Labour 13, Lib Dems 2, Independents 2.