Bedford councillors abandon their parties

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / March 13, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cherwell: Caversfield ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Jon O’Neill. Term ends 2016.
  • Cheshire East: Poynton West and Adlington ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Phil Hoyland. His term would have ended in May so there will not be a byelection.
  • Craven: Upper Wharfedale ward, after the death of Conservative councillor John Roberts. Term ends 2016.
  • Cumbria: Walney South division, after the resignation of Labour county councillor Mandy Telford who is moving out of the county. Term ends 2017.
  • North West Leicestershire: Ibstock and Heather ward, after the death of Labour councillor Dave De Lacy. As his term would have ended in May, there will be no byelection.
  • South Derbyshire: Hilton ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Mick Bale. His term was due to end in May so he will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • West Devon: Thrushel ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Donald Horn. His term would have ended in May so there will not be a byelection for a replacement.

Date for byelection

  • Cumbria: The byelection due in Walney South division will be held on 16 April.