Lib Dems go Rogate

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 months ago / April 13, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Chichester: The byelection in Rogate ward on 12 April was won by Kate O’Kelly. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Epping Forest: When nominations closed for the byelection in Moreton and Fyfield ward, only one candidate had been nominated. Accordingly Ian Hadley was declared duly elected unopposed on 6 April and there will be no poll on 3 May. Conservative hold.
  • St Edmundsbury: The byelection in St Olaves ward on 12 April was won by Max Clarke. Labour hold.
  • South Northamptonshire: The byelection in Middleton Cheney ward on 12 April was won by Jon Riley. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • New Forest: Fawley, Blackfield and Langley ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Bob Wappet. Term ends 2019.
  • North Kesteven: Kirkby La Thorpe and South Kyme ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Julia Harrison due to ill health. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Bristol: The byelection due in Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze ward will be held on 24 May.
  • Horsham: The byelection due in Cowfold, Shermanbury and West Grinstead ward will be held on 24 May.
  • North Kesteven: The byelection due in Kirkby La Thorpe and South Kyme ward will be held on 24 May.
  • Oldham: There will be a double vacancy election in Hollinwood ward on 3 May.