SNP and Labour find neither stinks in Auld Reekie

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 months ago / June 16, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Charnwood: Loughborough Shelthorpe ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Robert Sharp. Term ends 2019.
  • Knowsley: St Michael’s ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Vicki Lamb. Term ends 2019.
  • Merton: St Helier ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Imran Uddin who is attending to problems with his solicitor’s practice. Term ends 2018.
  • Shepway: New Romney ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Peter Simmons. Term ends 2019.
  • Stockton-on-Tees: Billingham North ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Stephen Parry who is opposed to the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn and has decided to leave the party. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Eden: The byelection due in Alston Moor ward will be held on 20 July.
  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: The byelection due in St Margarets with St Nicholas ward will be held on 3 August.
  • Knowsley: The byelection due in St Michael’s ward will be held on 20 July.
  • Merton: The byelection due in St Helier ward will be held on 20 July.
  • North Warwickshire: The byelection due in Coleshill South ward will be held on 13 July.
  • Rutland: The byelection due in Ketton ward will be held on 20 July.
  • Rutland: The byelection due in Whissendine ward will be held on 20 July.
  • Sheffield: The byelection due in Nether Edge and Sharrow ward will be held on 22 June.
  • Shepway: The byelection due in New Romney ward will be held on 20 July.
  • Staffordshire Moorlands: The byelection due in Leek East ward will be held on 20 July.
  • Stockton-on-Tees: The byelection due in Billingham North ward will be held on 20 July.
  • Wealden: The byelection due in Chiddingly and East Hoathly ward will be held on 20 July.
  • West Lindsey: The byelection due in Scotter and Blyton ward will be held on 27 July.

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