Labour hold on to Barnhill ward in by-election

Michael Pavey stormed to victory following resignation of Judith Beckman

Labour have held on their seat following today’s by-election in the Barnhill ward in Wembley.

Labour candidate, Michael Pavey, stormed to victory claiming 2,366 votes to take first place against the Conservatives, who received 1,180 votes.

The by-election was held after former Labour councillor, Judith Beckman resigned earlier this year.

The Liberal Democrats did not field a candidate while Green Party candidate Martin Francis claimed 457.The labour Party snatched the seat from the Conservatives in 2006.