Oh, Jeremy Newmark

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / October 6, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Adur: The byelection in Mash Barn ward on 5 October was won by Lee Cowen. Labour gain from the UK Indepdendence Party (who did not nominate a candidate).
  • Cheshire East: The byelection in Crewe East ward on 5 October was won by Joy Bratherton. Labour hold.
  • Hertsmere: The byelection in Borehamwood Kenilworth ward on 5 October was won by Jeremy Newmark. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • Hinckley and Bosworth: The byelection in Burbage, Sketchley and Stretton ward on 5 October was won by David MacDonald. Conservative hold.
  • Redcar and Cleveland: The byelection in St Germain’s ward on 5 October was won by Debbie Dowson. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Salford: The byelection in Claremont ward on 5 October was won by Mike Pevitt. Labour hold.
  • South Bucks: The byelection in Burnham Lent Rise and Taplow ward on 5 October was won by Matt Bezzant. Conservative hold.
  • Warwick: The byelection in Stoneleigh and Cubbington ward on 5 October was won by Trevor Wright. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cotswold: Grumbolds Ash with Avening ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Jim Parsons. Term ends 2019.
  • East Hampshire: Petersfield Bell Hill ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Thomas Spencer. Term ends 2019.
  • Eden: Penrith North ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Robin Howse due to ill health. Term ends 2019.
  • Fylde: Staining and Weeton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Albert Pounder. Term ends 2019.
  • Gosport: Bridgemary North ward, after the death of Labour councillor Jill Wright. Term ends 2020.
  • Herefordshire: Bishops Frome and Cradley ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Patricia Morgan who is embarking on a circumnavigation of the globe. Term ends 2019.
  • High Peak: Limestone Peak ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Daren Robins. Term ends 2019.
  • Leicester: Eyres Monsell ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Rory Palmer, now Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands. Term ends 2019.
  • Stroud: Chalford ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Elizabeth Peters. Term ends 2019.
  • Tameside: Droylsden East ward, after the resignation of veteran Labour councillor Jim Middleton. Term ends 2020.

Dates for byelections

  • Darlington: The byelection due in Mowden ward will be held on 16 November.
  • Eden: The byelection due in Penrith North ward will be held on 16 November.
  • Fareham: The byelection due in Stubbington ward will be held on 9 November.
  • Flintshire: The byelection due in Buckley Bistre West division will be held on 9 November.
  • Fylde: The byelection due in Staining and Weeton ward will be held on 16 November.
  • Perth and Kinross: The byelection due in Perth City South ward will be held on 23 November.
  • Tameside: The byelection due in Droylsden East ward will be held on 26 October.
  • Wandsworth: The byelection due in Thamesfield ward will be held on 9 November.
  • West Lindsey: The byelection due in Sudbrooke ward will be held on 16 November.

Corrigendum

  • Darlington: Bill Stenson, whose resignation in Mowden ward was reported last week, was a Conservative councillor.