March’s by-election summary

There were twelve local authority by-elections in the March.

party vote share % seats won candidates net gain
Labour 34.2 4 9 -2
SNP 23.5 3 4 2
Conservative 19.3 2 11 1
Independent 11.8 2 7 0
UKIP 4.0 0 2 -1
Liberal Democrat 3.7 1 7 1
Green 2.9 0 5 0
Others 0.6 0 2 0

The overall numbers are somewhat skewed because three contests were in Wales, and four in Scotland, leaving five in England.

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