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Last Updated: Friday, 22 July, 2005, 11:22 GMT 12:22 UK
Tories gain seat at by-election
The Conservatives have gained a seat on Cotswold District Council in Gloucestershire, after a by-election.

Sandra Carter took the previously independent seat at Kempsford-Lechlade, which was made vacant by the resignation of Hazel Jones.

Mrs Carter beat the Liberal Democrats' Peterjon Maslen by 683 votes to 403. No other candidates stood.

A district council spokeswoman said the turnout for the by-election on Thursday was 34.76%.




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