HDC RESULTS: Green Party run Tories close in Rudgwick

Park North, Horsham District Council office. Photo by Derek Martin ENGSUS00120121227161019
Park North, Horsham District Council office. Photo by Derek Martin ENGSUS00120121227161019

Conservative candidate John Bailey has retained his Rudgwick seat despite a strong challenge from the Green Party.

After a recount, Mr Bailey was confirmed as the winner with 870 votes, with Graham Avery receiving 726 votes.

The turnout in Rudgwick was 75 per cent.