Lib Dems win in the Toon

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / August 29, 2014

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cornwall: Mevagissey division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Michael Bunney (to take effect on 31 August); he has been appointed as a teacher at one of the council’s schools. Term ends 2017.
  • Crawley: Southgate ward, after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Karl Southgate (who was elected for the Conservatives). Term ends 2015.
  • Shepway: Folkestone Harvey West ward, after the death of Conservative councillor George Bunting. Term ends 2015.
  • South Northamptonshire: Grange Park ward, a double vacancy after the resignations of Conservative councillors Mark Davidson and Tharik Jainu-Deen, who have each moved out of the district. Both terms end in 2015.
  • York: Westfield ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Lynn Jeffries (who was originally elected for Labour). Term ends 2015.

Dates for byelections

  • Argyll and Bute: The byelection due in Oban North and Lorn ward will take place on 23 October.
  • Cardiff: The byelection due in Llandaff North division will take place on 2 October.
  • Cumbria: The byelection due in Windermere division will take place on 2 October.
  • South Lakeland: The byelection due in Windermere Town ward will take place on 2 October.
  • South Northamptonshire: The double vacancy byelection due in Grange Park ward will take place on 2 October.