Hartlepool decides it wants to be put first

Posted by David Boothroyd
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6 years ago / October 26, 2012

The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:

East Midlands

East of England

  • Central Bedfordshire council: There are two byelections on 15 November. Biggleswade South ward will elect a new councillor after the death of Conservative councillor Peter Vickers. Silsoe and Shillington ward will elect a new councillor after the resignation of Conservative councillor Iain MacKilligan. Both terms end in 2015.
  • Fenland district council: Gary Swan was elected councillor for St Marys ward on 25 October, holding the seat for the Conservative Party.
  • Harlow borough council: Byelection on 15 November in Toddbrook ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Bob Davis. Term ends 2015.
  • North Hertfordshire district council: There are two byelections on 15 November. Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo ward will elect a successor after the death of Conservative councillor David Miller; the term ends in 2014. Letchworth South East ward will elect a successor to Conservative councillor Richard Harman, who has resigned; the term there ends in 2015.
  • St Edmundsbury borough council: Byelection on 15 November in Risbygate ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Josh Hordern. Term ends 2015.
  • Watford borough council: Byelection on 15 November in Central ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Chris Leslie, who is taking up a new job in the midlands. Term ends 2014.
  • Waveney district council: Byelection on 15 November in Beccles South ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Alan Thwaites. Term ends 2015.

London

North East

  • Hartlepool council: Kelly Atkinson, candidate of local party Putting Hartlepool First, was elected councillor for Seaton ward on 25 October. She won a seat previously held by an Independent councillor. There will be a referendum on 15 November on whether to retain the system of a directly-elected Mayor.
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne city council: Byelection on 15 November in Ouseburn ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Ian Preston, who has taken a job in London. Term ends 2015.
  • North Tyneside borough council: Byelection on 15 November in Wallsend ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Jules Rutherford. Term ends 2015.
  • Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council: Vacancy in Village ward after the death of Teesside Independent Alliance councillor Mick Eddy. Term ends 2015. Notwithstanding its inclusion on a list of 15 November byelections by the Conservative Councillors Association, the byelection does not appear to have been called.

North West

South East

South West

West Midlands

Yorkshire and the Humber

Wales

Scotland