A first class byelection result to Worthing, please

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 weeks ago / August 4, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Charnwood: The byelection in Loughborough Shelthorpe ward on 3 August was won by Richard Huddlestone. Labour hold by four votes.
  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: The byelection in St Margarets with St Nicholas ward on 3 August was won by Mike Taylor. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Sevenoaks: The byelection in Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone ward on 3 August was won by Sue Coleman. Conservative hold.
  • Swale: The byelection in Milton Regis ward on 3 August was won by Tony Winckless. Labour gain from UK Independence Party.
  • Thanet: The byelection in Margate Central ward on 3 August was won by Ian Venables. Labour gain from an Independent elected for the UK Independence Party.
  • Worthing: The byelection in Marine ward on 3 August was won by Beccy Cooper. Labour gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cannock Chase: Hednesford South ward, after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Joanne Christian who failed to attend any meetings of the council in six months. Term ends 2019.
  • Herefordshire: Golden Valley South ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Graham Powell. Term ends 2019.
  • Mid Devon: Westexe ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Jonathan Smith who was elected for the UK Independence Party. Term ends 2019.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: Bradwell ward, after the death of Labour councillor Trevor Hambleton. Term ends May next year.
  • Redcar and Cleveland: St Germain’s ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor and former Mayor Madge Moses. Term ends 2019.
  • Trafford: Bucklow St Martin’s ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor John Smith who was originally elected for the Labour Party. Term ends 2019.
  • Warrington: Chapelford and Old Hall ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Faisal Rashid, now Member of Parliament for Warrington South. Term ends 2020.

Dates for byelections

  • Babergh: The byelection due in Sudbury South ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Cannock Chase: The byelection due in Hednesford Green Heath ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Cannock Chase: The byelection due in Hednesford South ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Colchester: The byelection due in Shrub End ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Croydon: The byelection due in South Norwood ward will be held on 7 September.
  • East Cambridgeshire: The byelection due in Ely South ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Herefordshire: The byelection due in Golden Valley South ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Highland: The byelection due in Tain and Easter Ross ward will be held on 28 September.
  • Lewes: The byelection due in Ouse Valley and Ringmer ward will be held on 7 September.
  • Corporation of London: Elections of new Aldermen for the Wards of Langbourn and Tower will be held on 12 September.
  • Mid Devon: The byelection due in Westexe ward will be held on 14 September.
  • Oadby and Wigston: The byelection due in Oadby Uplands ward will be held on 21 September.
  • Staffordshire: The byelection due in Hednesford and Rawnsley division will be held on 7 September.
  • Suffolk: The byelection due in St John’s ward will be held on 7 September.