Paul Wells declared winner of byelection

Paul Wells Photograph by Kate Shemilt C130211-2
Paul Wells Photograph by Kate Shemilt C130211-2

The Liberal Democrat candidate Paul Wells has been declared the winner of Aldwick East ward in Arun District Council’s byelection.

Mr Wells received 383 votes, closely followed by Conservative Bill Smee, who had 357 votes.

UKIP’s Janet Taylor gained 339 votes, while Labour candidate Richard Dawson received 61 votes.

The turnout was 26.79 per cent.