Scarborough delivers gains in the round

Posted by David Boothroyd
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5 years ago / August 23, 2013

The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:

East of England

 

East Midlands

  • Boston borough council: Byelection on 5 September in Fenside ward, after the disqualification of English Democrats councillor Elliott Fountain who has not attended any meetings in six months. Term ends 2015.
  • Charnwood borough council: Byelection on 5 September in Loughborough Ashby ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Chris Carter. There will then be another byelection, on 12 September, in Wreake Villages ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor and cabinet member Matthew Blain. A further seat is vacant in Loughborough Hastings ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Litu Choudhury. All terms end in 2015.
  • Daventry district council: Byelection on 5 September in Ravensthorpe ward after the death of Conservative councillor Ken Melling. Term ends 2016.
  • East Lindsey district council: Byelection on 12 September in Frithville ward after the resignation of East Lindsey Independent Group councillor Steve Doughty. There is also a byelection on 3 October in Chapel St Leonards ward after the resignation of East Lindsey Independent Group councillor Philip Leivers. Both terms end in 2015.
  • Lincoln city council: Katie Vause was elected councillor for Bracebridge ward on 22 August, gaining for the Labour Party a seat previously held by an Independent councillor who had been elected as a Conservative.
  • Northamptonshire county council: Byelection on 5 September in Middleton Cheney division after the death of Conservative councillor Ken Melling. Term ends 2017.

 

London

  • Brent borough council: Impending vacancy in Dudden Hill ward where Liberal Democrat councillor Rev David Clues has said he is intending to resign in November (within six months of a full council election). He has been living and working in Brighton since December 2011.

 

North East

 

North West

  • Blackpool council: Byelection on 26 September in Highfield ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Chris Maughan who is moving to the East Midlands. Term ends 2015.
  • Carlisle city council: Byelection on 5 September in Yewdale ward after the death of the Leader of the Council, Professor Joe Hendry, who was a Labour councillor. Term ends 2015.
  • St Helens borough council: Vacancy in Billinge and Seneley Green ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Alison Bacon. Term ends 2016.
  • Salford city council: Byelection on 10 October in Weaste and Seedley ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Thomas Murphy. Term ends 2016.
  • South Lakeland district council: Byelection on 29 August in Windermere Bowness North ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor and former council leader Hilary Stephenson. Term ends 2015.

 

South East

 

South West

  • Cornwall council: Byelection on 5 September in Wadebridge East division after the resignation of Independent councillor Colin Brewer, prompted by a report from the Monitoring Officer into his comments about disabled children. Term ends 2017.
  • Forest of Dean district council: There are two byelections on 26 September, both caused by the deaths of councillors. Coleford East ward was vacated by the death of Labour councillor Frank Baynham. Redmarley ward was vacated by Conservative councillor Peter Ede. Both terms end in 2015.
  • Mid Devon district council: Byelection on 26 September in Way ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Sarah Fox. Term ends 2015.
  • Torridge district council: Byelection on 5 September in Torrington ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Geoff Lee who is moving away from the district. Term ends 2015.

 

West Midlands

 

Yorkshire and the Humber

 

Wales

 

Scotland