By-elections 2011 - Page 1

Leicester South By election
Result
Jon Ashworth (Labour) 19771 57.8% (+12.2%)
Zuffar Haq (Liberal Democrat) 7693 22.5% (-4.4%)
Jane Hunt (Conservative) 5169 15.1% (-6.3%)
Abhijit Pandya (UKIP) 994 2.9% (+1.4%)
Howling Laud Hope (Loony) 553 1.6% (n/a)
MAJORITY 12078 35.3% (+16.6%)
Turnout 45% (-3%)
Candidates
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Jon Ashworth (Labour) Head of party relations for Ed Miliband, formerly Deputy Political Secretary to Gordon Brown.
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Zuffar Haq (Liberal Democrat) Born Leicester. Educated at Lancaster Boys and Gateway College. Businessman. Contested Leicester West 2005, Harborough 2010.
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Jane Hunt (Conservative) Caseworker for Nicky Morgan MP and former civil servant. Charnwood councillor since 2003. Contested Leicester East 2010
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Abhijit Pandya (UKIP) Born 1980, Harrow. Educated at Millhill school and Leicester University. Lawyer. Head of research for UKIP. Contested Harrow East 2010.
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Howling Laud Hope (Loony) Real name Alan Hope. Born Mytchett. Publican. Leader of the Monster Raving Loony Party since 1999. Contested Teignbridge 1983, 1987, 1992, Aldershot 1997, Eddisbury by-election 1999, Kensington and Chelsea by-election 1999, Brent East by-election 2003, Hartlepool by-election 2004, Aldershot 2005, Blaenau Gwent by-election 2006, Sedgefield by-election 2007, Norwich North by-election 2009, Witney 2010, Barnsley Central by-election 2011.

Barnsley Central By election
Result
Dan Jarvis (Labour) 14724 60.8% (+13.5%)
Jane Collins (UKIP) 2953 12.2% (+7.5%)
James Hockney (Conservative) 1999 8.3% (-9%)
Enis Dalton (BNP) 1463 6% (-2.9%)
Tony Devoy (Independent) 1266 5.2% (+3.6%)
Dominic Carman (Liberal Democrat) 1012 4.2% (-13.1%)
Kevin Riddiough (English Democrats) 544 2.2% (n/a)
Howling Laud Hope (Loony) 198 0.8% (n/a)
Michael Val Davies (Independent) 60 0.2% (n/a)
MAJORITY 11771 48.6% (+18.6%)
Turnout 36.5% (-19.6%)
Candidates
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Dan Jarvis (Labour) Born Nottingham. Educated at Sandhurst. Former army officer, served in Afghanistan.
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Jane Collins (UKIP) Born 1962. Regional organiser for Godfrey Bloom MEP. Contested Scunthorpe 2010.
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James Hockney (Conservative) Born Isle of Ely. Educated at Kings School, Ely. South Cambridgeshire councillor since 2004. Contested Barnsley East 2010.
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Enis Dalton (BNP)
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Tony Devoy (Independent) Contested Barnsley Central 2010.
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Dominic Carman (Liberal Democrat) Son of George Carman QC. Journalist and author. Finalist in ITV`s political talent show “Vote for Me” in 2005. Contested Barking 2010.
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Kevin Riddiough (English Democrats)
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Howling Laud Hope (Loony) Real name Alan Hope. Born Mytchett. Publican. Leader of the Monster Raving Loony Party since 1999. Contested Teignbridge 1983, 1987, 1992, Aldershot 1997, Eddisbury by-election 1999, Kensington and Chelsea by-election 1999, Brent East by-election 2003, Hartlepool by-election 2004, Aldershot 2005, Blaenau Gwent by-election 2006, Sedgefield by-election 2007, Norwich North by-election 2009, Witney 2010.
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Michael Val Davies (Independent) Unemployed bookseller

Result
Debbie Abrahams (Labour) 14718 42.1% (+10.2%)
Elwyn Watkins (Liberal Democrat) 11160 31.9% (+0.3%)
Kashif Ali (Conservative) 4481 12.8% (-13.6%)
Paul Nuttall (UKIP) 2029 5.8% (+1.9%)
Derek Adams (BNP) 1560 4.5% (-1.2%)
Peter Allen (Green) 530 1.5% (n/a)
Nick the Flying Brick Delves (Loony) 145 0.4% (n/a)
Stephen Morris (English Democrats) 144 0.4% (n/a)
Loz Kaye (Pirate) 96 0.3% (n/a)
David Bishop (Bus-Pass Elvis) 67 0.2% (n/a)
MAJORITY 3558 10.2% (+10%)
Turnout 48% (-13.1%)
Candidates
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Debbie Abrahams (Labour) Born Sheffield. Educated at Salford University. Public health consultant and former health authority chairman. Contested Colne Valley 2010.
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Elwyn Watkins (Liberal Democrat) Born Rochdale. Educated at the LSE. Financial analyst. Rochdale councillor 2004-2010. Contested Oldham East and Saddleworth 2010.
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Kashif Ali (Conservative) Born Oldham. Educated at Oldham Hulme and Oxford University. Barrister. Contested Oldham East and Saddleworth 2010.
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Paul Nuttall (UKIP) Born 1976, Liverpool. Former university lecturer. MEP for North West since 2009. Contested Bootle 2005, 2010
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Derek Adams (BNP) Publican, formerly ran a plant hire company. Contested Rochdale 2005, North West 2009 European election, Blackley and Broughton 2010
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Peter Allen (Green) Advice worker. Contested High Peak 2010.
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Nick the Flying Brick Delves (Loony) Shadow Minister for the Abolition of Gravity. Contested Derbyshire West 1997, 2001, 2005, Crewe and Nantwich by-election 2008, Derbyshire Dales 2010.
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Stephen Morris (English Democrats) Born 1966, Manchester. Educated at Wardley High School and Salford College of Technology. Union branch official at Metrolink public transport. Contested North West region 2009 European elections, Salford and Eccles 2010.
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Loz Kaye (Pirate) Composer, musician and teacher. 
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David Bishop (Bus-Pass Elvis) Painter, decorator and poet – writing under the pen name of Lord Biro. Contested Tatton 1997, Brentwood and Ongar 2001, Erewash 2005, Haltemprice and Howden by-election 2008, Kettering 2010.
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