South Heaton elects Labour's Clare Penny Evans
On 16 March, residents in South Heaton elected Heaton resident and Labour Party candidate Clare Penny-Evans to represent them on Newcastle City Council.
Clare was elected with 768 votes and now joins John-Paul Stephenson and Denise Jones as a Labour Councillor for South Heaton.
Following the election, Clare thanked all residents for voting.
"Thank you to everyone who voted in the by-election and for those who placed their faith in me. I'm grateful for the support I received and I've really enjoyed speaking to residents throughout the campaign.
"I now look forward to working alongside John-Paul and Denise to represent all residents across South Heaton".
South Heaton result
Clare Penny-Evans - Labour - 768
Green - 444
Lib Dem - 260
UKIP - 88
Conservative - 80