ELECTION VIDEO: Grantham Barrowby

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Jo Churchill triumphed in Grantham Barrowby to claim the seat for the Conservatives.

The new county councillor said: “I’m absolutely delighted and I hope I can do a good job representing the people of Barrowby and Earlesfield.”

Jo Churchill - Conservative

Jo Churchill - Conservative

She added that priorities will be policing, roads and public health.

Mike Williams said: “I wasn’t surprised to push it close but she worked hard and good luck to her. I have no axe to grind. I gave it a good punt.”

Mark Bartlett said: “We increased the Labour vote and the Conservatives have dropped their vote. But it was a low turnout as well.”

Asked about the general outlook for Labour in the room he said: “I think we are going to get back some ground today and be ready for the SKDC elections in a year’s time.”

RESULTS

Adams (CON) 754

Waring (UKIP 523

Goodyer (LAB) 239

Ireland (L/IND) 139