Cool Conservative gain by Coulam

Posted by David Boothroyd
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5 months ago / November 17, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Chiltern: The byelection in Penn and Coleshill ward on 16 November was won by Jonathan Waters. Conservative hold.
  • Darlington: The byelection in Mowden ward on 16 November was won by Alan Marshall. Conservative hold.
  • Darlington: The byelection in Red Hall and Lingfield ward on 16 November was won by Sharifah Rahman. Labour hold.
  • Eden: The byelection in Penrith North ward on 16 November was won by Mark Rudhall. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Fylde: The byelection in Staining and Weeton ward on 16 November was won by Jayne Nixon. Conservative hold.
  • Hartlepool: The byelection in Victoria ward on 16 November was won by Katie Trueman. Labour hold.
  • Corporation of London: The byelection in Bishopsgate ward on 14 November was won by Ben Murphy. It was a non-partisan election.
  • South Holland: The byelection in Whaplode and Holbeach St John’s ward on 16 November was won by Jan Whitbourn. Conservative hold.
  • Waveney: The byelection in Kirkley ward on 16 November was won by Peter Byatt. Labour hold.
  • Waveney: The byelection in St Margaret’s ward on 16 November was won by Linda Coulam. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • West Lindsey: The byelection in Sudbrooke ward on 16 November was won by Bob Waller. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Barnsley: Rockingham ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Emma Dures. Term ends 2020.
  • Bolton: Hulton ward, after the death of Labour councillor Darren whitehead. Term ends 2020.
  • Bolton: Smithills ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Andrew Martin who has found a job in France. As his term would have ended in May, he will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • Bradford: Little Horton ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Naveeda Ikram who was about to be disqualified for non-attendance. As her term would have ended in May, there will be no byelection.
  • East Northamptonshire: Higham Ferrers Lancaster ward, after the death of the deputy leader of the council Glenn Harwood who was a Conservative. Term ends 2019.
  • South Staffordshire: Codsall South ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Robert Marshall. Term ends 2019.
  • Staffordshire: Codsall division, after the death of Conservative councillor Robert Marshall. Term ends 2021.
  • Waverley: Godalming Central and Ockford ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Simon Thornton. Term ends 2019.
  • Wigan: Shevington with Lower Ground ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Damian Edwardson. Term ends 2020.

Dates for byelections

  • Barnsley: The byelection due in Rockingham ward will be held on 14 December.
  • Torbay: The byelection due in watcombe ward will be held on 14 December.
  • Waverley: The byelection due in Godalming Central and Ockford ward will be held on Wednesday 13 December.
  • Wigan: The byelection due in Shevington with Lower Ground ward will be held on 14 December.