Friday, 4 May 2012
Labour take Hyde Werneth
The loss of this formerly safe Conservative seat was so predictable. When the immigrant community united behind the Labour candidate the Conservatives, nor anybody else stood a chance. The number of activists mobilised by Cllr Miah’s campaign team was breathtaking and the result therefore was inevitable.
Doreen Dickenson held Stalybridge South with a comfortable majority and Labour has a new councillor in Audenshaw. I will post the full results in due course.
Raja Mia, Labour: 1923
Floyd Paterson, Conservative: 1470
Stephanie Miselle, UKIP: 243
June Gill, Green: 226
Roy West comes second in Dukinfield and is mocked while in forced absentia by Cllr