The peas are down for one Liberal Democrat

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / April 10, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bridgend: Newcastle division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Christina Rees (now candidate for Parliament in Neath). Term ends 2017.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: Dale ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Rita Hudson. As her term was due to end next month, there will be no byelection.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: Willerby and Kirk Ella ward, after the resignation of Mike Whitehead who was elected as a Conservative but has since joined the UK Independence Party. As his term was due to end next month, there will be no byelection.
  • Highland: Nairn ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Colin Macaulay. Term ends 2017.
  • South Kesteven: Bourne West ward, after the death of Conservative councillor John Smith. As his term was due to end next month, he will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: Gurnos division, after the death of Labour councillor David Jarrett. Term ends 2017.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: Town division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Graham Davies. Term ends 2017.

Dates for byelections

  • Bridgend: The byelection due in Newcastle division will be held on 7 May.
  • Highland: The byelection due in Nairn ward will be held on 7 May.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: The byelection due in Gurnos division will be held on 7 May.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: The byelection due in Town division will be held on 7 May.