THE Conservative party has secured its one-seat majority following Oliver Donachie winning the Haydon Wick by election, yesterday.

The new Tory councillor for the ward stole 1,376 of votes compared to Labour’s Maura Clarke who received 887.

UKIP candidate Ed Gerrard secured 426 votes while the Liberal Democrats came off the worst with only 83 votes.

In total 2,772 people turned out to have their say in yesterday’s by election, which is 30 per cent of the population.