I thought Labour was being unduly pessimistic when they said they might not win back their deposit in Henley having gained just under 15% at the last election. No, they were spot on - Labour came fifth place behind both the Greens and the BNP with just 3.07%. That's a fifth of what they got last time, a seventh of what they got the time before.
- John Howell - Conservatives, 19,796 (56.95%, +3.46%)
- Stephen Kearney - Liberal Democrats, 9,680 (27.85%, +1.84%)
- Mark Stevenson - Greens, 1,321 (3.80%, +0.54%)
- Timothy Rait - British National Party, 1,243 (+3.58%)
- Richard McKenzie - Labour, 1,066 (3.07%, -11.68%)
- Chris Adams, UK Independence Party, 843 (2.43%, -0.07%)
- Bananaman Owen - Monster Raving Loony Party, 242 (0.70%)
- Derek Allpass - English Democrats, 157 (0.45%)
- Amanda Harrington - Independent (Miss Great Britain Party), 128 (0.37%)
- Dick Rodgers - The Common Good, 121 (0.35%)
- Louise Cole - Independent (Miss Great Britain Party), 91 (0.26%)
- Harry Bear - The Fur Play Party, 73 (0.21%)
Oh, and happy first anniversary Mr Brown. Let's not have a second if we can possibly help it, eh?