Labour wins Hetton by-election - despite tough challenge from Lib Dems

Labour has won the Hetton by-election, fighting off a tough challenge from the Lib Dems.
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Labour’s Iain Scott will now sit as one of three councillors representing the ward on the council in the vote on Thursday, September 30.

The results in full were:

Winning candidate Iain Scott.Winning candidate Iain Scott.
Winning candidate Iain Scott.

Maurice Allen (Ind) 67

Adelle Burnicle (Con) 303

David Geddis (Ind) 386

John Lennox (LDem) 634

Justine Merton-Scott (Green) 41

Iain Scott (Lab) 661

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