Sevenoaks Labour split

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / January 2, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar: Sgir’ an Taobh Siar agus Nis ward, after the death of Independent councillor Kenny Murray. Term ends 2017.
  • Dartford: Brent ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Peter Cannon. As his term was due to end in May, he will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • East Staffordshire: Yoxall ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Beryl Behague. As her term was due to end in May, no byelection may be held.
  • Essex: Bocking division, after the death of UK Independence Party councillor Gordon Helm. Term ends 2017.
  • Fenland: Manea ward, after the disqualification of councillor Mark Archer who moved to Bangkok and failed to attend any meetings of the council in six months. Term ends in May.
  • Sevenoaks: Cowden and Hever ward, after the resignation of Christopher Neal who was elected as a Conservative but had joined the UK Independence Party in August. As his term was due to end in May, there will be no byelection.
  • Wychavon: Elmley Castle and Somerville ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Roma Kirke. As her term was due to end in May, no byelection may be held.

Date for byelection

  • Derbyshire: The byelection due in Brimington division will take place on 5 February.