Spears puncture Labour in Broxbourne

Posted by David Boothroyd
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7 months ago / March 10, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Broxbourne: The byelection in Waltham Cross ward on 9 March was won by Patsy Spears. Conservative gain from Labour (by four votes).
  • Derby: The byelection in Derwent ward on 9 March was won by Steve Willoughby. Conservative gain from UK Independence Party.
  • East Hertfordshire: The byelection in Hertford Castle ward on 9 March was won by Linda Radford. Conservative hold.
  • Harrow: The byelection in Roxbourne ward on 9 March was won by Maxine Henson, who joins her husband Graham on the council. Labour hold.
  • Rutland: The byelection in Exton ward on 9 March was won by June Fox. Conservative hold.
  • Stratford-on-Avon: The byelection in Red Horse ward on 9 March was won by John Feilding. Conservative hold.
  • West Oxfordshire: The byelection in Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield ward on 9 March was won by Kieran Mullins. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Birmingham: Hall Green ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sam Burden. Term ends 2019.
  • Central Bedfordshire: Shefford ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Lewis Birt. Term ends 2019.
  • Dover: Maxton, Elms Vale and Priory ward, after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Andrew Richardson. Term ends 2019.
  • Manchester: Rusholme ward, after the impending resignation of Labour councillor Kate Chappell. Term ends 2019.
  • Mid Sussex: Burgess Hill Franklands, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Chris King. Term ends 2019.
  • Richmondshire: Reeth and Arkengathdale ward, after the death of Independent councillor Richard Beal. Term ends 2019.
  • South Somerset: Blackmoor Vale ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Tim Inglefield. Term ends 2019. As a result of his death the Liberal Democrats now have an overall majority on the council.
  • Stafford: Highfields and Western Downs ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Maureen Bowen. Term ends 2019.
  • Stafford: Highfields and Western Downs ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Stephen O’Connor. Term ends 2019.
  • West Dorset: Piddle Valley ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Peter Hiscock. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Cheshire West and Chester: The byelection due in Blacon ward will be held on 20 April.
  • Middlesbrough: The byelection due in Coulby Newham ward will be held on 13 April.
  • West Dorset: The byelection due in Piddle Valley ward will be held on 13 April.