The result of the by-election held for the Rhyl Ty Newydd Electoral Division on Denbighshire County Council has been announced.

Welsh Conservatives candidate Brian Jones received 337 votes and was elected to office during the poll which was held on Thursday, 9 February.

Labour candidate Jacqueline Lynda McAlpine received 326 votes; John Hughes-Jones, Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales candidate, received 101 votes; Simon Rowlands, Independent received 72 votes while Keith Richard Kirwan, Liberal Democrats received 5 votes.

Full details of the poll can be found at