The Guildhall in Hull.

Sharon Hofman wins Bricknell Ward By-Election

Sharon Hofman has been elected as the new councillor in the Bricknell ward.

The results of the by-election are:

  • John Fareham (Conservative) – 418 votes
  • Sharon Hofman (Labour) – 919 votes
  • Lucy Lennon (Liberal Democrats) – 647 votes
  • Kevin Paulson (Green) – 98 votes
  • James Steele (Yorkshire Party) – 19

The new political make-up of the council is:

  • Liberal Democrat Group – 32
  • Labour Group – 25

The turnout for the by-election was 35 per cent.

The Bricknell ward covers an area from Newland Park to Bricknell Avenue, National Avenue and part of County Road North.

Osborne Street multi storey car park (Image: Google Street view)
Barrington Avenue.