Labour has a Lock on Enfield

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 month ago / May 19, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Enfield: The byelection in Enfield Lock ward on 18 May was won by Elif Erbil. Labour hold.
  • Stockton-on-Tees: There was a byelection in Newtown ward on 18 May, after the resignation of Labour councillor Rachael Proud; it was won by Marilyn Surtees. Labour hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Durham: Dawdon division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Leanne Kennedy, who was ineligible for election as an employee of the council. Term ends 2021.
  • Eden: Alston Moor ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Thomas Sheriff. Term ends 2019.
  • Forest Heath: St Marys ward, after the death of veteran Conservative councillor Bill Sadler. Term ends 2019.
  • Middlesbrough: Ayresome ward, after the death of veteran Labour councillor Bernie Taylor. Term ends 2019.
  • North Dorset: Blandford Central ward, after the death of Independent councillor Esme Butler. Term ends 2019.
  • St Edmundsbury: Chedburgh ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Angela Rushen. Term ends 2019.
  • Sheffield: Nether Edge and Sharrow ward, after the impending resignation of Labour councillor Nasima Akther for ‘health and personal reasons’. Term ends 2020.
  • South Oxfordshire: Didcot South ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Margaret Davies, who was the only Labour member of the council. Term ends 2019.
  • Stockton-on-Tees: Yarm ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Ben Houchen, now Mayor of Tees Valley. Term ends 2019.
  • Three Rivers: Chorleywood South and Maple Cross ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Ann Shaw who was the council leader for thirty years (1986-2016). Term ends 2020. Her loss means the Liberal Democrats have lost their overall majority on the council.
  • Waltham Forest: William Morris ward, after the death of Labour councillor and former Mayor Nadeem Ali, aged 34. Term ends May next year.
  • Warwick: Stoneleigh and Cubbington ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Nick Harrington who had been under criticism and police investigation over comments on Twitter (and was suspended from the Conservative group). Term ends 2019.
  • Waveney: Oulton Broad ward, after the death of Conservative councillor and council leader Colin Law. Term ends 2019.
  • West Lancashire: Derby ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Paul Greenall. Term ends May next year.
  • Worthing: Marine ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Joan Bradley. Term ends 2020.

Dates for byelections

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