01:00PM, Monday 09 October 2017
The Conservatives have held onto their seat in the by-election for the Burnham Lent Rise and Taplow ward by a convincing margin despite a low turnout.
The South Bucks District Council seat became available after previous councillor Alan Samson passed away in July.
Conservative candidate Matthew Bezzant won 699 of the 1,062 votes cast – an 18.28 per cent turnout.
Labour candidate Anne Collins came is second, followed by Lib Dem candidate Carol Linton and Zoe Hatch from the Green Party.
The by-election took place on Thursday.
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