Forthcoming byelections

Posted by David Boothroyd
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11 years ago / January 14, 2008

We know of the following situations:

24 January

31 January

7 February

14 February

  • Elgin City South ward, Moray council, caused by the death of Alastair Bisset who was an Independent councillor. The term ends in 2011.
  • Leyton ward, Waltham Forest borough council, to replace Miranda Grell who had been elected for the Labour Party. Grell was disqualified from membership when she was convicted of making false statements about another candidate at her original election. Her replacement will serve until 2010.
  • Stretton ward, East Staffordshire borough council, after the resignation of Ian Bradley (Conservative). His replacement will serve until 2011.
  • Tulketh ward, Preston city council after the death of Jean Al-Seraj (Labour). The winner will serve until 2010.

21 February

28 February

6 March

  • Cambuslang East ward, South Lanarkshire council, caused by the death of John Higgins (SNP). His replacement serves until 2011.

Undated

There are known to be Conservative vacancies in Borehamwood Hillside ward, Hertsmere borough council, following a resignation, in Hawks Green ward of Cannock Chase district council after the death of deputy leader of the council Reg Butler, in Hexham Gilesgate ward, Tynedale district council following the death of Barry Pickering, in Hockley West ward, Rochford district council, following the disqualification of Liv Hungate for failing to attend any meetings in six months, in St John’s ward, Rushmoor district council after the death of Graham Tucker, in St Mary’s ward, Adur district council following the death of Mike Howard, and in Wrenthorpe and Outwood West ward, Wakefield borough council, after the resignation of Anthony Calvert.

Labour seats are vacant in Bedwell division of Hertfordshire county council, after the death of Tanis Kent, in Holmewood and Heath ward, North East Derbyshire district council, following the death of Terry Fisher, in Lawford and New Bilton division, Warwickshire county council, following the death of Bryan Levy, in Prince’s ward of Dartford borough council following the death of Margaret Stock, in Tanhouse ward of West Lancashire district council after the death of Sally Keegan, and in Walkden South ward, Salford city council, following the resignation of Stan Witkowski.

The Liberal Democrats have vacancies in Fortune Green ward, Camden borough council, after the death of Jane Schopflin, in Slideslow ward, Bromsgrove district council, caused by the death of Gordon Selway.