Search

Local Elections: Residents’ Association wins all three in St Andrews - Ukip not happy with count

22:19 23 May 2014

Julian Clark

Julian Clark

Archant

The Residents’ Association has taken the last ward of the night, St Andrews, moving to a total of 19 seats.

After 12 hours of counting, the final ward to be announced was won by John Mylod, Reg Whitney and John Wood, with 1,894, 1,572 and 1,906 votes each.

The ward was previously occupied by two RA members and one Conservative.

Ukip’s Julian Clark received 1,570 votes - just two behind Reg Whitney, and was not happy with the count.

After several recounts, he claimed the number of votes he received was different every time, and insisted it should have been recounted until a same total was reached twice.

“They should do another recount, but there’s nothing I can do,” he said.

The final figures are as follows:

Conservative Party - 22

Residents’ Association - 19

Ukip - 7

Independent Residents’ Group - 5

Labour - 1

View our live blog HERE for updates throughout the day.

Read more:

Local Elections: Mawneys is Tory

South Hornchurch: Ukip wins another seat and Independent Residents’ Group gets two

Local Elections: Residents Association hoping for majority win after holding Upminster

Local Elections: Residents’ Association clean up in Harold Wood

Local Elections: Conservatives hold Romford Town

Local Elections: Residents’ Association take Elm Park from Conservatives

Local Elections: Tories reclaim Squirrels Heath

Local Elections: Tories take all three Pettits seats

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Local boy: Dan Murphy (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

New York, Verona, St Petersburg... Romford: not a list you’ll regularly see, but thanks to the efforts of a young playwright an appropriate one.

12:00
Staff and students at The Learning Centre, in Harold Hill

The closure of the Broxhill Community College Support Centre hit some families of adults with learning disabilities hard, leaving them unsure who they could turn to for support.

Yesterday, 13:37
The Queen’s Theatre is faced with a 40per cent grant cut.

A festive video plea is the last ditch effort by a theatre to curb council cuts that threaten to slash 40 per cent of its grant.

Thu, 10:00
The three wise men are travelling around Harold Wood

Look out for the three wise men as they make their journey across Havering this Christmas.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

Have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in 2014?

It’s not quite Black Friday, but it’s still very busy.

The controversial comedy has been given a limited release by Sony.

Prince George developed a bilby obsession. His grandfather took up Mexican dancing. And his mum was mistaken for a Disney character.