Chipping Norton set recycle a councillor

Posted by David Boothroyd
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5 years ago / June 28, 2013

The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:

East of England

 

East Midlands

 

London

 

North East

  • North Tyneside borough council: Byelection on 4 July in Riverside ward after the disqualification of Labour councillor Norma Redfearn, now Mayor of North Tyneside. Term ends 2015.
  • Redcar and Cleveland council: Byelection on 8 August in Skelton ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Dave McLuckie, who was convicted of perverting the course of justice. Term ends 2015.
  • South Tyneside borough council: At byelections on 27 June, Margaret Meling was elected councillor for Cleadon and East Boldon ward, and Moira Smith was elected councillor for Primrose ward. Both are Labour Party members; Cleadon and East Boldon ward was previosly represented by a Conservative who later joined the UK Independence Party, while Primrose ward was previously Labour.

 

North West

 

South East

 

South West

  • Forest of Dean district council: Vacancy in Coleford East ward after the death of Labour councillor Frank Baynham. Term ends 2015.
  • North Somerset council: Byelection on 25 July in Weston-super-Mare North Worle ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Philip Judd. Term ends 2015.
  • Plymouth city council: Jonny Morris was elected councillor for Southway ward on 27 June. He gains for the Labour Party a seat previously held by the Conservatives.
  • Swindon council: Vacancy in Haydon Wick ward after the death of Conservative councillor and former Mayor Rex Barnett. Term ends 2016. The Conservatives would lose their overall majority if they did not hold the seat.

 

West Midlands

  • Dudley borough council: Vacancy in Coseley East ward after the death of Labour councillor and former Mayor George Davies. Term ends 2016.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme borough council: Byelection on 4 July in Silverdale and Parksite ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Thomas Lawton. Term ends 2015.
  • Walsall borough council: Vacancy in Aldridge Central and South ward after the death of Conservative councillor and former Mayor Tom Ansell. Term ends 2016.
  • Worcestershire county council: John Thomas was elected county councillor for Stourport division on 27 June. He is a member of the Independent Community and Health Concern group, and regains the seat he lost in the full council elections in May to the UK Independence Party. There is a byelection on 1 August in St Mary’s division following the death of recently-elected UK Independence Party councillor Tony Baker. Term ends 2017.

 

Yorkshire and the Humber

 

Wales

 

Scotland

  • No updates this week.