Labour hold Chipping Norton

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / November 8, 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: Glen Hearnden was elected councillor for Harrow on the Hill ward at the byelection on 7 November. He retained the seat for the Labour Party.
  • Lambeth borough council: Byelection on 28 November 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

  • Durham council: Andrea Patterson was elected councillor for Crook division on 7 November. She holds the seat for the Labour Party.

North West

South East

  • Bracknell Forest council: Byelection on 28 November in Winkfield and Cranbourne ward after the death of Conservative councillor Mary Ballin, who was executive member for planning and transport. Term ends 2015.
  • Dartford borough council: Byelection on 5 December in Swanscombe ward after the death of Swanscombe Residents Association councillor Leslie Bobby. Term ends 2015.
  • Mid Sussex district council: Vacancy in Haywards Heath Franklands ward after the death of Conservative councillor John de Mierre. Term ends 2015.
  • South Bucks district council: Byelection on 12 December in Iver Village and Richings Park ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Alan Oxley, who was the only member of his party on the council. Term ends 2015.
  • Spelthorne borough council: Denise Saliagopoulos was elected councillor for Riverside and Laleham ward on 7 November, succeeding her mother Isobel Napper. Both mother and daughter are Conservatives.
  • West Oxfordshire district council: Geoff Saul was elected councillor for Chipping Norton ward on 7 November. He retains the seat for the Labour Party.
  • West Sussex county council: Vacancy in Haywards Heath East division after the death of Conservative county councillor John de Mierre. Term ends 2017.

South West

West Midlands

  • Herefordshire council: Cath North was elected councillor for Tupsley ward on 7 November. She retained the seat for the ‘It’s Our County’ group. 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.
  • Nuneaton and Bedworth borough council: Byelection on 5 December in Arbury ward after the disqualification of Labour councillor Kevin Young who did not attend any meeting of the council in six months. Term ends May next year.
  • 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: Byelection on 12 December in Bedworth West division after the death of Labour county councillor Keith Richardson. Term ends 2017.
  • Wolverhampton city council: Vacancy in Wednesfield North ward after the death of Conservative councillor Neil Clarke. Term ends May next year.

Yorkshire and the Humber

Wales

Scotland

  • 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. There is a vacancy in Black Isle ward after the death of Independent councillor Billy Barclay. Both terms end in 2017.
  • North Lanarkshire council: Vacancy in Motherwell North ward after the death of Labour councillor Annita McAuley. Term ends 2017.