By-election result

Published Thursday, 16th November 2017

The by-election held on Thursday 16 November for the vacant Victoria Ward seat on Hartlepool Borough Council saw Katie Elizabeth Trueman (Labour Party) elected as a Borough Councillor.

It followed the recent resignation of Trisha Lawton (Labour) due to family commitments.

The full result is as follows:

Jacqui Cummins

UK Independence Party (UKIP)


Andrew Martin-Wells



Katie Elizabeth Trueman

Labour Party


The turn out was 15.87%

Hartlepool Borough Council comprises of 33 elected Councillors. The current make-up is Labour (19), UKIP (6), Independent (2), Local Conservatives (3) and Putting Hartlepool First (3).