MITZI EMERY WINS IN FENHAM

January 30, 2009 1:00 AM

Mitzi Emery has won the Fenham by-election.

She becomes the third Lib Dem councillor in Fenham Ward - and the 50th in Newcastle.

Mitzi won the seat that became vacant following the death of long time Labour councillor Terry Cooney.

She joins Councillors PJ Morrissey and Colin Daglish in representing the ward.

The result:

Lib Dem (Mitzi Emery) 1049

Labour 1025

BNP 836

Con 186

Lib Dem gain from Labour.