Independents 4, Lincolnshire Independent 1. Rural south Lincolnshire, including Market Deeping, Deeping St Nicholas and Deeping St James, Bourne, and Stamford. The largest town is Grantham, Mrs Thatcher's birthplace.
The Conservatives held seats in Stamford St George's and Stamford St John's wards at byelections on 15 March.
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