Headland and Harbour

A by-election on Thursday 4 May 2017 for the vacant Headland & Harbour seat on Hartlepool Borough Council was won by Mike McLaughlin (Labour).

The by-election followed the recent resignation of Councillor Sylvia Tempest (Labour).

The full result was as follows:

Chris Broadbent

Local Conservatives

210 votes

Tom Cassidy

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

532 votes

Mike McLaughlin

Labour Party

555 votes

Lucy Patterson


69 votes

The make-up of Hartlepool Council is now Labour (19), UKIP (6), Independent (3), Local Conservatives (3) and Putting Hartlepool First (2).

The turnout for the by-election was 24.4%.