Destination Bristol for another Labour councillor

Posted by David Boothroyd
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8 years ago / September 9, 2011

The latest information about local council electoral matters is as follows:

East Midlands

East of England

  • Essex county council: Ian Grundy, the Conservative Party candidate, was elected councillor for Stock division on 8 September. He regains a seat which the party won at the previous election but where the sitting councillor Lord Hanningfield subsequently left the party over his conviction for fraudulent expenses claims.
  • Fenland district council: Byelection on 22 September in Staithe ward after the death in a car accident of former Wisbech Mayor Roger Green, a Conservative councillor. Term ends 2015.
  • Great Yarmouth borough council: Vacancy in Bradwell South and Hopton ward after the death of Conservative councillor Mike Butcher. Term ends 2014.
  • Ipswich borough council: Vacancy in St Margaret’s ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Sarah Stokes. Term ends 2015.
  • Watford borough council: Byelection on 29 September in Nascot ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Andrew Forrest, who is taking up a new job in Ireland; the term ends in 2015. There will then be a byelection on 6 October in Vicarage ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Tanveer Taj, who is to study for a Masters’ degree from September; the term ends in May next year.

London

North East

  • No updates this week.

North West

South East

  • Adur district council: Byelection on Tuesday 18 October in Cokeham ward after the death of Conservative councillor Norman Wright. Term ends May next year.
  • Cherwell district council: Byelection on 29 September in Bicester North ward after the death of Conservative councillor Carole Steward. Term ends 2015.
  • East Hampshire district council: Byelection on 15 September for two seats in Bramshott and Liphook ward, after the resignations of Conservative councillors Sam and Anna James. Both terms end 2015.
  • Gravesham borough council: Byelection on 13 October in Meopham North ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Laura Hryniewicz. Term ends 2015.
  • Hampshire county council: Byelection on 15 September in Headley division after the resignation of Conservative councillor Sam James. Term ends 2013.
  • Mole Valley district council: Byelection on 20 October in Bookham South ward after the death of chairman of the council Anne Howarth, who was a Liberal Democrat councillor. Term ends in May next year.

South West

West Midlands

Yorkshire and the Humber

Wales

Scotland