Dorset Tories Noc it out of the park

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / July 28, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Manchester: The byelection in Fallowfield ward on 27 July was won by Ali Ilyas. Labour hold.
  • North Dorset: The byelection in Blandford Central ward on 27 July was won by Nocturin Bilbo Laffayette Lacey-Clarke (Noc to his friends). Conservative gain from Independent.
  • West Lindsey: The byelection in Scotter and Blyton ward on 27 July was won by Bruce Allison. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Epping Forest: Lower Sheering ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Gary Waller. Term ends 2019.
  • Lancaster: Halton with Aughton ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Paul Woodruff. Term ends 2019.
  • Nottingham: Bulwell Forest ward, after the death of veteran Labour councillor Alan Clark. Term ends 2019.
  • Oadby and Wigston: Oadby Uplands ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Gurpal Atwal. Term end 2019.
  • Suffolk: St John’s division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sandy Martin, now Member of Parliament for Ipswich. Term ends 2021.
  • West Dorset: Lyme Regis and Charmouth ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor George Symonds who has lost faith in the council leader. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Lancaster: The byelection due in Skerton West ward will be held on 7 September.
  • North Somerset: The byelection due in Weston-super-Mare North Worle will be held on 31 August.
  • Peterborough: The byelection due in Eye, Thorney and Newborough ward will be held on 7 September.
  • St Edmundsbury: A previous note that the byelection due in Chedburgh ward was to be held on 17 August was given in error. The byelection date has not yet been fixed.
  • Scarborough: The byelection due in Mulgrave ward will be held on Tuesday 29 August.