The Guildhall in Hull.
The Guildhall in Hull.

Rhiannon Beeson, Liberal Democrats wins Avenue ward by-election

Rhiannon Beeson, Liberal Democrats has been elected as the new councillor in the Avenue ward.

The results of the by-election are:

  • Rhiannon Beeson (Liberal Democrats) – 1186 votes
  • Alex Hayward (Conservative) – 43 votes
  • James Russell (Green) – 198 votes
  • Michael Whale (Independent) – 139 votes
  • Karen Wood (Labour) – 1029 votes

The new political make-up of the council is:

  • Liberal Democrat Group – 33
  • Labour Group – 23
  • Independent – 1

The turnout for the by-election was 29 per cent.

The Avenue ward covers an area including Pearson Park, Chanterlands Avenue, part of Spring Bank West and Princes Avenue.

The Guildhall in Hull, with Charles Wilson statue in the foreground