Labour wins Honiton St Michael’s

Jake Bonetta (Lab) won yesterday’s by-election with 807 votes to 522 for Jenny Brown (Con). Jules Hoyles for the Lib Dems polled 63. Turnout only 25%. He will now be the first Labour councillor in East Devon for 20 years (and the youngest)

In Feniton, Alasdair Bruce (Con) was elected with 239 votes to 126 for Linda Baden (Lab). Todd Olive for the Lib Dems polled 82. Turnout was only 21%.