Grand post-election roundup

Posted by David Boothroyd
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5 months ago / May 8, 2017

Results from the 2017 local elections have been added to the Localcouncils website. The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Aylesbury Vale: The byelection in Wendover and Halton ward on 4 May was won by Richard Newcombe. Conservative hold.
  • Bath and North East Somerset: The byelection in Newbridge ward on 4 May was won by Michelle O’Doherty. Liberal Democrat gain from an Independent elected as a Conservative.
  • Birmingham: The byelection in Hall Green ward on 4 May was won by Liz Clements. Labour hold.
  • Birmingham: The byelection in Perry Barr ward on 4 May was won by Morriam Jam. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Blackburn with Darwen: The byelection in Marsh House ward on 4 May was won by Lynn Perkins. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Bradford: The byelection in Queensbury ward on 4 May was won by Andrew Senior. Conservative hold.
  • Breckland: The byelection in Harling and Heathlands ward on 4 May was won by Robert Kybird. Conservative hold.
  • Bury: The byelection in Besses ward on 4 May was won by Andrea Simpson. Labour hold.
  • Cambridge: The byelection in Arbury ward on 4 May was won by Patrick Sheil. Labour hold.
  • Camden: The byelection in Gospel Oak ward on 4 May was won by Marcus Boyland. Labour hold.
  • Carlisle: The byelection in Belle Vue ward on 4 May was won by Pamela Birks. Labour hold.
  • Carlisle: The byelection in Yewdale ward on 4 May was won by Christina Finlayson. Conservative gain from Labour. As a result Labour has lost its overall majority on the council.
  • Central Bedfordshire: The byelection in Biggleswade North ward on 4 May was won by Steven Watkins. Conservative hold.
  • Central Bedfordshire: The byelection in Shefford ward on 4 May was won by Mark Liddiard. Conservative hold.
  • Charnwood: The byelection in Birstall Wanlip ward on 4 May was won by Roy Rollings. Conservative hold.
  • Chelmsford: The byelection in Moulsham and Central ward on 4 May was won by Gilbert Smith. Conservative hold.
  • Cheltenham: The byelection in All Saints ward on 4 May was won by Alex Hegenbarth. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Chichester: The byelection in Bosham ward on 4 May was won by Andy Collins. Conservative hold.
  • Chichester: The byelection in East Wittering ward on 4 May was won by Kenneth Martin. Conservative hold.
  • Chichester: The byelection in North Mundham ward on 4 May was won by Chris Page. Conservative hold.
  • Chichester: The byelection in Plaistow ward on 4 May was won by Peter Wilding. Conservative hold.
  • Chiltern: The byelection in Great Missenden ward on 4 May was won by Vanessa Martin. Conservative gain from Independent.
  • Craven: The byelection in Aire Valley with Lothersdale ward on 4 May was won by Andrew Brown. Green Party gain from Conservative.
  • Crawley: The byelection in Maidenbower ward on 4 May was won by Nigel Boxall. Conservative hold.
  • Dacorum: The byelection in Berkhamsted West ward on 4 May was won by Anthony Armytage. Conservative hold.
  • Daventry: The byelection in Long Buckby ward on 4 May was won by Malcolm Longley. Conservative hold.
  • Dover: The byelection in Buckland ward on 4 May was won by Nathaniel Richards. Labour hold.
  • Dover: The byelection in Maxton, Elms Vale and Priory ward on 4 May was won by Ann Napier. Labour gain from UK Independence Party.
  • East Devon: The byelection in Broadclyst ward on 4 May was won by Eleanor Rylance. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • East Devon: The byelection in Whimple ward on 4 May was won by Mark Evans-Martin. Conservative hold.
  • East Hertfordshire: The byelection in Datchworth and Aston ward on 4 May was won by Anthony Stowe. Conservative hold.
  • East Northamptonshire: The byelection in Prebendal ward on 4 May was won by Annabel de Capell Brooke. Conservative hold.
  • East Staffordshire: The byelection in Horninglow ward on 4 May was won by Deneice Florence-Jukes. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • East Staffordshire: The byelection in Shobnall ward on 4 May was won by Paul Walker. Labour hold.
  • Eastleigh: The byelection in Eastleigh Central ward on 4 May was won by Tina Campbell. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Exeter: The byelection in St Thomas ward on 4 May was won by Heather Morris. Labour hold.
  • Fylde: The byelection in Warton and Westby ward on 4 May was won by John Kirkham. Conservative hold.
  • Gravesham: The byelection in Coldharbour ward on 4 May was won by Shane Mochrie-Cox. Labour hold.
  • Gravesham: The byelection in Painters Ash ward on 4 May was won by Conrad Broadley. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Hartlepool: The byelection in Headland and Harbour ward on 4 May was won by Mike McLaughlin. Labour hold.
  • Havant: The byelection in Emsworth ward on 4 May was won by Richard Kennett. Conservative hold.
  • Hertsmere: The byelection in Potters Bar Oakmere ward on 4 May was won by Sarah Hodgson-Jones. Conservative hold.
  • Huntingdonshire: The byelection in St Neots Eaton Ford ward on 4 May was won by Charles Bober. St Neots Independent Group gain from Conservative.
  • Ipswich: The byelection in Stoke Park ward on 4 May was won by Bob Hall. Conservative hold.
  • Kettering: The byelection in Burton Latimer ward on 4 May was won by John Currall. Conservative hold.
  • Kettering: The byelection in St Peters ward on 4 May was won by Paul Marks. Conservative hold.
  • Lichfield: The byelection in Fazeley ward on 4 May was won by Brian Hoult. Conservative gain from UK Independence Party.
  • Maidstone: The byelection in Bearsted ward on 4 May was won by Denis Spooner. Conservative hold.
  • Malvern Hills: The byelection in West ward on 4 May was won by Natalie McVey. Green Party hold.
  • Manchester: The byelection in Rusholme ward on 4 May was won by Jill Lovecy. Labour hold.
  • Melton: The byelection in Melton Egerton ward on 4 May was won by Peter Faulkner. Conservative gain from an Independent.
  • Melton: The byelection in Melton Sysonby ward on 4 May was won by Alison Freer-Jones. Conservative hold.
  • Mendip: The byelection in Frome College ward on 4 May was won by Carole Bullen. Conservative hold.
  • Mid Suffolk: The byelection in Eye ward on 4 May was won by Michael Burke. Conservative gain from an Independent.
  • Mid Sussex: The byelection in Bolney ward on 4 May was won by Judy Llewellyn-Burke. Conservative hold.
  • Mid Sussex: The byelection in Burgess Hill Franklands ward on 4 May was won by Claire Fussell. Conservative hold.
  • Newark and Sherwood: The byelection in Ollerton ward on 4 May was won by Neal Mitchell. Labour hold.
  • North Dorset: The byelection in Gillingham Town ward on 4 May was won by Alexander Chase. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
  • North Hertfordshire: The byelection in Hitchin Priory ward on 4 May was won by Raymond Shakespeare-Smith. Conservative hold.
  • North Hertfordshire: The byelection in Royston Heath ward on 4 May was won by Sarah Dingley. Conservative hold.
  • North Norfolk: The byelection in Holt ward on 4 May was won by Duncan Baker. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
  • Nottingham: The byelection in Sherwood ward on 4 May was won by Adele Williams. Labour hold.
  • Nuneaton and Bedworth: The byelection in Bulkington ward on 4 May was won by Richard Smith. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Oxford: The byelection in Barton and Sandhills ward on 4 May was won by Mark Ladbrooke. Labour hold.
  • Preston: The byelection in Ashton ward on 4 May was won by Elizabeth Atkins. Labour hold.
  • Preston: The byelection in Preston Rural East ward on 4 May was won by Ronald Woollam. Conservative hold.
  • Reigate and Banstead: The byelection in Tadworth and Walton ward on 4 May was won by George Curry. Conservative hold.
  • Rugby: The byelection in Coton and Boughton ward on 4 May was won by Sebastian Lowe. Conservative hold.
  • Rugby: The byelection in New Bilton ward on 4 May was won by Michael Brader. Labour hold.
  • Runnymede: The byelection in Foxhills ward on 4 May was won by Emma Bancroft. Conservative hold.
  • Rushcliffe: The byelection in Thoroton ward on 4 May was won by Sarah Bailey. Conservative hold.
  • Rushmoor: The byelection in St John’s ward on 4 May was won by Jonathan Canty. Conservative hold.
  • Sedgemoor: The byelection in Bridgwater Eastover ward on 4 May was won by Chelsea Chadwick. Labour hold.
  • Sheffield: The byelection in Southey ward on 4 May was won by Mike Chaplin. Labour hold.
  • Slough: The byelection in Haymill and Lynch Hill ward on 4 May was won by Paul Kelly. Conservative hold.
  • South Cambridgeshire: The byelection in Bourn ward on 4 May was won by Ruth Betson. Conservative hold.
  • South Lakeland: The byelection in Ambleside and Grasmere ward on 4 May was won by Vicky Hughes. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • South Northamptonshire: The byelection in King’s Sutton ward on 4 May was won by Gregor Hopkins. Conservative hold.
  • South Somerset: The byelection in Blackmore Vale ward on 4 May was won by Hayward Burt. Conservative hold.
  • South Staffordshire: The byelection in Penkridge West ward on 4 May was won by Josephine Chapman. Conservative hold.
  • Spelthorne: The byelection in Ashford East ward on 4 May was won by Alex Sapunovas. Conservative hold.
  • Stafford: The byelection for two seats in Highfields and Western Downs ward was won by Vicky Jenkinson and William Taylor. Two Conservative gains from Labour.
  • Stevenage: The byelection in Roebuck ward on 4 May was won by Alexander Farquharson. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Stratford-on-Avon: The byelection in Ettington ward on 4 May was won by Penny-Anne O’Donnell. Conservative hold.
  • Teignbridge: The byelection in Kingsteinton East ward on 4 May was won by Ron Peart. Conservative hold.
  • Teignbridge: The byelection in Newton Abbot Bushell ward on 4 May was won by Robert Hayes. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Test Valley: The byelection in Valley Park ward on 4 May was won by Christopher Thom. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Tonbridge and Malling: The byelection in Aylesford North and Walderslade ward on 4 May was won by Des Keers. Conservative hold.
  • Trafford: The byelection in Broadheath ward on 4 May was won by Amy Whyte. Labour hold.
  • Uttlesford: The byelection in Newport ward on 4 May was won by Anthony Gerard. Residents 4 Uttlesford hold.
  • Watford: The byelection in Leggatts ward on 4 May was won by Richard Smith. Labour hold.
  • Watford: The byelection in Oxhey ward on 4 May was won by Maggie Parker. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Watford: The byelection in Park ward on 4 May was won by Peter Jeffree. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Welwyn Hatfield: The byelection in Panshanger ward on 4 May was won by Terry Mitchinson. Conservative hold.
  • West Devon: The byelection in Bere Ferrers ward on 4 May was won by Brian Lamb. Conservative hold.
  • West Oxfordshire: The byelection in The Bartons ward on 4 May was won by Charles Virgin. Conservative hold.
  • West Somerset: The byelection in Minehead North ward on 4 May was won by Andrew Kingston-James. Conservative hold.
  • Weymouth and Portland: The byelection in Westham East ward on 4 May was won by Mike Byatt. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
  • Windsor and Maidenhead: The byelection in Clewer North ward on 4 May was won by Wisdom Da Costa. Independent gain from Conservative.
  • Wirral: The byelection in Claughton ward on 4 May was won by Gillian Wood. Labour hold.
  • Worcester: The byelection in Bedwardine ward on 4 May was won by Bill Amos. Conservative hold.
  • Wychavon: The byelection in Droitwich South East ward on 4 May was won by Sital Harris. Conservative hold.
  • Wychavon: The byelection in Evesham South ward on 4 May was won by Matthew Snape. Conservative hold.
  • Wyre: The byelection in Bourne ward on 4 May was won by Emma Ellison. Conservative hold.
  • Wyre Forest: The byelection in Mitton ward on 4 May was won by Howard Williams. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Calderdale: Rastrick ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Lynne Mitchell. Term ends 2020.
  • Calderdale: Todmorden ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Jayne Booth. Term ends 2019.
  • Dacorum: Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Adam Barnes. Term ends 2019.
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: Avonmore and Brook Green ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Hannah Barlow. Term ends 2018.
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: Sands End ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Robert Largan. Term ends 2018.

Dates for byelections

  • Ashford: The byelection due in Bockhanger ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Ashford: The byelection due in Victoria ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Calderdale: The byelection due in Rastrick ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Calderdale: The byelection due in Todmorden ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Copeland: The byelection due in Newtown ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Dacorum: The byelection due in Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: The byelection due in Avonmore and Brook Green ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: The byelection due in Sands End ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Lewes: The byelection due in Seaford West ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Liverpool: The byelection due in Kirkdale ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Peterborough: The byelection due in East ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Stockport: The byelection due in Brinnington and Central ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Torridge: The byelection due in Hartland and Bradworthy ward will be held on 8 June.
  • Welwyn Hatfield: The byelection due in Hatfield Villages ward will be held on 8 June.

Postponed polls

  • Ceredigion: The election in Llandyfriog division will take place on 8 June.
  • Cornwall: The election in Bodmin St Petroc division will take place on 8 June.

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