Forthcoming byelections

Posted by David Boothroyd
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11 years ago / September 14, 2007

The following local authority byelections are coming up:

20 September

27 September

  • Aylesham ward, Dover district council, to replace the late Helen Bartolo (Labour) for a term ending in 2011.
  • Chester Central ward, Chester-le-Street district council, following the death of Gordon Kerr (Labour). The winner serves until 2011.
  • Dover town division, Kent county council, following the resignation of Keith Sansum (Labour). The term ends in 2009.
  • Gowy division, Cheshire county council, caused by the death of John Burke (Conservative). The winner will serve until 2009.
  • Lindhurst ward, Mansfield borough council, following the resignation of Stewart Rickersey (Independent). The term ends in 2011.
  • Lloyds division, Northamptonshire county council, caused by the death of Labour councillor Jimmy Kane. This term lasts to 2009.
  • Maxton, Elms Vale and Priory ward, Dover district council, which like the Dover Town county division follows the resignation of Keith Sansum (Labour). This term ends in 2011.
  • Nelson ward, Great Yarmouth borough council, after the death of Sue Robinson (Labour). Her term would have run to 2011.
  • Nelson ward, Portsmouth city council, caused by the resignation of Pat Bateman (Labour) who has moved to Scotland. Her term would have expired in May.
  • Washington East ward, Sunderland city council, caused by the resignation of Labour councillor Neil MacKnight. The winner will serve to 2010.

4 October

  • Datchet ward, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, caused by the death of Elizabeth Hawkes (Conservative). The winner serves until 2011.
  • Helensburgh and Lomond South ward, Argyll and Bute council, caused by the death of Ronald Kinloch who was an Independent. The term runs to 2011.
  • Northallerton Broomfield ward, Hambleton district council, to replace Ken Pullan (Conservative). This byelection was originally scheduled but the vacancy appears to have been filled unopposed by Peter Wilkinson (Conservative).
  • Shepshed division, Leicestershire county council, following the death of Graham Perkins (Labour). The winner will serve until 2009.

11 October

  • Holbrook West ward, Horsham district council, following the resignation of Roger Edworthy (Conservative). The term lasts until 2011.

18 October

22 November

  • Lochee ward, Dundee city council, caused by the resignation of SNP councillor Nigel Don after his election to the Scottish Parliament. The winner will serve until 2011.