Forthcoming byelections

Posted by David Boothroyd
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11 years ago / November 6, 2007

These are the council vacancies known about:

8 November

  • Brookside ward, Telford and Wrekin council, caused by the death of Jim Hicks (Labour). The winner of the byelection will take a term ending in 2011.
  • Castle ward, Tamworth borough council, following the resignation of Graham Ingley (Conservative) due to ill health. The winner will serve until 2010.
  • Hadleigh North ward, Babergh district council, caused by the resignation of David Warner (Liberal Democrat) for health reasons. The winner will serve until 2011.
  • Holy Trinity ward, Guildford borough council, caused by the death of Michael Crocombe (Liberal Democrat). The winner will serve until 2011.

15 November

22 November

29 November

6 December

13 December

Undated

There are known to be Conservative vacancies in Canons ward, Harrow borough council following the death of Janet Cowan, in Chiswick Riverside ward, Hounslow borough council following the death of Robert Kinghorn, in Harpenden South West division, Hertfordshire county council after the death of Iris Tarry, in Lovett and North Claines ward, Wychavon district council, following the death of Paul Coley, in Marlow North and West ward, Wycombe district council, following the resignation of Tony Dunn who has taken a politically restricted post, in Remenham and Wargrave ward, Wokingham borough council, following the death of Chris Schutz, and in Roman Bank and Peckover division of Cambridgeshire county council following the death of Brian Hardy.

Labour seats are vacant in Holmewood and Heath ward, North East Derbyshire district council, following the death of Terry Fisher, in North Middleton ward, Rochdale borough council, following the death of Ian Robertson, and in Tulketh ward, Preston city council after the death of Jean Al-Seraj.

The Liberal Democrats have vacancies in Newton ward, Sandwell borough council, following the death of former group leader Martyn Smith, and in Cupernham ward, Test Valley borough council.

The lack of attendance of the British National Party’s James Lloyd at Sandwell borough council for six months has led to his seat being declared vacant. Green Party councillor Dr Hermione Roy has resigned from Brighton and Hove city council leaving a vacancy in Regency ward.