Barnsley East by-election, 1996
Barnsley council leader Jeff Ennis held the seat for Labour on an increased majority of 68% and more than three quarters of the votes, despite a low voter turnout. Despite a slight reduction in the vote for the Liberal Democrats, they overtook the Conservative Party for second place.
With the election of a new Labour MP, the Conservatives lost their Parliamentary majority.
|Liberal Democrat||David Willis||1,502||8.4||−0.2|
|Socialist Labour||Ken Capstick||949||5.3||N/A|
|Socialist Equality||Julie Hyland||89||0.5||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||Sylvia Anginotti||3,399||8.6||−2.9|
- Boothroyd, David. "Results of Byelections in the 1992-97 Parliament". United Kingdom Election Results. Retrieved 2015-10-01.