Forthcoming byelections

Posted by David Boothroyd
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11 years ago / October 19, 2007

The current state of play on vacancies is as follows. Byelections fixed:

25 October

  • Gwinear, Gwithian and Hayle East, Penwith district council, caused by the resignation of Sarah Roskilly (Conservative). The term is a short one, ending in May 2008.
  • Little Parndon and Hare Street ward, Harlow district council, following the death of Jack Jesse (Labour). The winner will have to stand for re-election in May 2008.
  • Manor ward, Sefton borough council, caused by the resignation of Labour councillor Neil Douglas whose term would have ended in May 2008.
  • Nelson ward, Great Yarmouth borough council, after the death of Sue Robinson (Labour). Her term would have run to 2011.
  • Penrith East division, Cumbria county council, caused by the resignation of Mike Ash (Liberal Democrat). The winner will serve until 2009.
  • Stansty ward, Wrexham county borough council, following the death of Liberal Democrat Alan Nichols. The winner will only serve until May.
  • Toddbrook ward, Harlow district council, following the death of Roy Collyer (Labour) who had been serving a term ending in 2010.
  • Witheridge ward, North Devon district council, caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor Nancy Lewis. The successful candidate serves until 2011.

1 November

  • Broseley West ward, Bridgnorth district council, caused by the death of Independent councillor Roy Lane. The winner will serve until 2011.
  • Sutton in Ashfield West ward, Ashfield district council, as a result of the resignation of Independent councillor Roy Adkins. Suspended from office by the Standards Board, Cllr Adkins chose to resign his seat. His replacement will serve until 2011.

8 November

  • Castle ward, Tamworth borough council, following the resignation of Graham Ingley (Conservative) due to ill health. The winner will serve until 2010.
  • Hadleigh North, Babergh district council, caused by the resignation of David Warner (Liberal Democrat) for health reasons. The winner will serve until 2011.
  • Holy Trinity ward, Guildford borough council, caused by the death of Michael Crocombe (Liberal Democrat). The winner will serve until 2011.

15 November

22 November

Undated

There are known to be Conservative vacancies in Cobham Fairmile ward of Elmbridge borough council because of the death of Wyn Heasman, in Harpenden South West division, Hertfordshire county council after the death of Iris Tarry, in Marlow North and West ward, Wycombe district council, following the resignation of Tony Dunn who has taken a politically restricted post, and Remenham and Wargrave, Wokingham borough council, following the death of Chris Schutz.

Labour seats are vacant in Holmewood and Heath ward, North East Derbyshire district council, following the death of Terry Fisher, in Masson ward, Derbyshire Dales district council, following the death of John March, and in North Middleton ward, Rochdale borough council, following the death of Ian Robertson.

The Liberal Democrats have vacancies in Newton ward, Sandwell borough council, following the death of former group leader Martyn Smith, and in Cupernham ward, Test Valley borough council.

There is an Independent seat vacant in Llandybie ward, Carmarthenshire county council, following the death of Independent councillor Mary Thomas, and the lack of attendance of the British National Party’s James Lloyd at Sandwell borough council for six months has led to his seat being declared vacant.