Phoenix Liberal Democrat rises in Gedling

Posted by David Boothroyd
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7 years ago / September 16, 2011

The latest information about local council electoral matters is as follows:

East Midlands

East of England

  • Fenland district council: Byelection on 22 September in Staithe ward after the death in a car accident of former Wisbech Mayor Roger Green, a Conservative councillor. Term ends 2015.
  • Great Yarmouth borough council: Byelection on 20 October in Bradwell South and Hopton ward after the death of Conservative councillor Mike Butcher. Term ends 2014.
  • Ipswich borough council: Vacancy in St Margaret’s ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Sarah Stokes. Term ends 2015.
  • Rochford district council: Vacancy in Rayleigh Central ward after the death of Conservative councillor and former council chairman Tony Humphries. Term ends May next year.
  • Watford borough council: Byelection on 29 September in Nascot ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Andrew Forrest, who is taking up a new job in Ireland; the term ends in 2015. There will then be a byelection on 6 October in Vicarage ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Tanveer Taj, who is to study for a Masters’ degree from September; the term ends in May next year.

London

North East

  • No updates this week.

North West

South East

South West

  • Cornwall council: Byelection on 27 October in Bude North and Stratton division after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Nathan Bale. Term ends 2013.
  • Forest of Dean district council: Vacancy in Cinderford West ward after the death of Labour councillor and former Mayor of Cinderford Frank Beard. Term ends 2015.

West Midlands

Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Barnsley borough council: Byelection on 13 October in St Helen’s ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Roy Butterwood. Term ends 2014.
  • Bradford city council: Vacancy in Great Horton ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Rev Paul Flowers. Term ends May next year.
  • North Yorkshire county council: Impending vacancy in Thornton Dale and The Wolds division due to the resignation of Conservative councillor Ron Haigh, who is moving out of the county to help care for his wife. Term ends 2013.

Wales

Scotland