Gee, that’s a good result

Posted by David Boothroyd
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5 years ago / October 18, 2013

The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:

East of England

East Midlands

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.
  • Harrow borough council: Byelection on 7 November in Harrow on the Hill ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Ann Gate, who is moving to Gloucestershire. Term ends May next year.
  • Lambeth borough council: Vacancy in Vassall ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Kingsley Abrams, who is devoting his time to the Parliamentary selection in Brent Central. Term ends May next year.

North East

North West

South East

South West

  • Bournemouth council: Byelection on 14 November in Winton East ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Anniina Davie. Term ends 2015.
  • Teignbridge district council: Byelection on 24 October in Bovey ward after the resignation of veteran councillor Fernley Holmes, who was last elected as a Conservative but was sitting as an Independent councillor. Term ends 2015.
  • Wiltshire council: Vacancy in Ethandune division after the death of Conservative councillor Linda Conley, who was portfolio holder for waste. Term ends 2017.

West Midlands

  • Herefordshire council: Byelection in Tupsley ward on 7 November after the resignation of It’s Our County councillor Alex Hempton-Smith. There will then be a byelection on 21 November in Pontrilas ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Russell Hamilton, a cabinet member until his departure. Both terms end in 2015.
  • Rugby borough council: Byelection on 21 November in Hillmorton ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Bill Sewell, who is retiring. Term ends 2016.
  • Stoke-on-Trent city council: Byelection on 14 November in Baddeley, Milton and Norton ward after the resignation of Andy Lilley, who was elected for the Labour Party but was sitting as an unaffiliated councillor. Term ends 2015.
  • Warwickshire county council: Vacancy in Bedworth West division after the death of Labour county councillor Keith Richardson. Term ends 2017.
  • Worcester city council: Jabba Riaz, who was elected for the Conservatives in Cathedral ward, has joined the Labour group. His move means that the two parties now have equal numbers on the council, although the minority Conservative administration will continue unless it is voted out of office.

Yorkshire and the Humber

Wales

Scotland

  • Fife council: Byelection on 24 October in Dunfermline South ward after the death of Labour councillor Mike Rumney. Term ends 2017.
  • Glasgow city council: Byelection on 5 December in Shettleston ward after the death of Labour councillor George Ryan. Term ends 2017.
  • Highland council: Byelection on 28 November in Landward Caithness ward after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Alex MacLeod, who has been charged with incurring excessive expenses at his election. Term ends 2017.
  • South Lanarkshire council: Byelection on 24 October in Hamilton South ward after the death of Scottish National Party councillor Bobby Lawson. Term ends 2017.