Grand post-election roundup

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / May 15, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Barnet: The byelection in Garden Suburb ward on 7 May was won by Rohit Grover. Conservative hold.
  • Basingstoke and Deane: The byelection in Rooksdown on 7 May was won by Simon Bound. Conservative hold.
  • Bridgend: The byelection in Newcastle division on 7 May was won by Neelo Farr. Labour hold.
  • Cambridgeshire: The byelection in Whittlesey North division on 7 May was won by Chris Boden. Conservative hold.
  • Camden: The byelection in Hampstead Town ward on 7 May was won by Oliver Cooper. Conservative hold.
  • Cheltenham: The byelection in Battledown ward on 7 May was won by Louis Savage. Conservative hold.
  • Cherwell: The byelection in Caversfield ward on 7 May was won by Ian Corkin. Conservative hold.
  • Cornwall: The byelection in Camborne Treswithian division on 7 May was won by Jude Robinson. Labour gain from UK Independence Party.
  • Cornwall: The byelection in Constantine, Mawnan and Budock division on 7 May was won by John Bastin. Conservative hold.
  • Craven: The byelection in Barden Fell ward on 7 May was won by Gillian Quinn. Conservative hold.
  • Craven: The byelection in Settle and Ribblebanks ward on 7 May was won by Wendy Hull. Conservative hold.
  • Craven: The byelection in Upper Wharfedale ward on 7 May was won by Christopher Clark. Conservative hold.
  • Cumbria: The byelection in Cartmel division on 7 May was won by Sue Sanderson. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Derbyshire: The byelection in Ashbourne division on 7 May was won by Steve Bull. Conservative hold.
  • Durham: The byelection in Barnard Castle West division on 7 May was won by Edward Henderson. Conservative hold.
  • Durham: The byelection in Ferryhill division on 7 May was won by John Lindsay. Labour hold.
  • Durham: The byelection in Sherburn division on 7 May was won by Bill Kellett. Labour hold.
  • Durham: The byelection in Willington and Hunwick division on 7 May was won by Fraser Tinsley. Labour hold.
  • Ealing: The byelection in Northfield ward on 7 May was won by Fabio Conti. Conservative hold.
  • Enfield: The byelection in Jubilee ward on 7 May was won by Nesil Cazimoglu. Labour hold.
  • Fife: The byelection in Dunfermline South ward on 7 May was won by Fay Sinclair. Scottish National Party gain from Labour.
  • Flintshire: The byelection in Caergwrle division on 7 May was won by David Healey. Labour hold.
  • Greenwich: The byelection in Greenwich West ward on 7 May was won by Mehboob Khan. Labour hold.
  • Hampshire: The byelection in Andover West division on 7 May was won by Zilliah Brooks. Conservative hold.
  • Highland: The byelection in Nairn division on 7 May was won by Stephen Fuller. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Kensington and Chelsea: The byelection in Stanley ward on 7 May was won by Kim Taylor-Smith. Conservative hold.
  • Kent: The byelection in Romney Marsh division on 7 May was won by Carole Waters. Conservative gain from UK Independence Party.
  • Kingston-upon-Thames: The byelection in Grove ward on 7 May was won by Rebekah Moll. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Kingston-upon-Thames: The byelection in Tolworth and Hook Rise ward on 7 May was won by Tom Davies. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Lambeth: The byelection in Princes ward on 7 May was won by Vaila McClure. Labour hold.
  • Leicestershire: The byelection in Narborough and Whetstone division on 7 May was won by Terry Richardson. Conservative hold.
  • Maidstone: The byelection in Park Wood ward on 7 May was won by Jade Webster. Conservative gain from UK Independence Party.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: The byelection in Gurnos division on 7 May was won by Mike O’Neill. Labour hold.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: The byelection in Town division on 7 May was won by Sian Slater. Labour hold.
  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection in Cwmllynfell division on 7 May was won by Kris Lloyd. Labour hold.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: The byelection in Clayton ward on 7 May was won by Andrew Parker. Conservative hold.
  • Newham: The byelection in Stratford and New Town ward on 7 May was won by Charlene McLean, re-elected after her accidental disqualification. Labour hold.
  • Norfolk: The byelection in Loddon division on 7 May was won by Derek Blake. Conservative hold.
  • Oxfordshire: The byelection in Witney West and Bampton division on 7 May was won by James Mills. Conservative hold.
  • Perth and Kinross: The byelection in Perth City Centre ward on 7 May was won by Andrew Parrott. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Reigate and Banstead: The byelection in Reigate Hill ward on 7 May was won by Zully Grant-Duff. Conservative hold.
  • Somerset: The byelection in Taunton North division on 7 May was won by Michael Adkins. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
  • Southwark: The byelection in Chaucer ward on 7 May was won by Helen Dennis. Labour hold.
  • Stroud: The byelection in Eastington and Standish ward on 7 May was won by Stephen Davies. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Suffolk: The byelection in Haverhill Cangle division on 7 May was won by Tim Marks. Conservative hold.
  • Surrey: The byelection in Weybridge division on 7 May was won by Ramon Gray. Conservative hold.
  • Swansea: The byelection in Cockett division on 7 May was won by Elliott King. Labour hold.
  • Swansea: The byelection in Morrison division on 7 May was won by Ceri Evans. Labour hold.
  • Swansea: The byelection in Townhill division on 7 May was won by Cyril Anderson. Labour hold.
  • Wandsworth: The byelection in Earlsfield ward on 7 May was won by Angela Graham. Conservative hold.
  • Westminster: The byelection in Warwick ward on 7 May was won by Jacqui Wilkinson. Conservative hold.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection in Bromham, Rowde and Potterne division on 7 May was won by Anna Cuthbert. Conservative hold.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection in Chippenham Hardenhuish division on 7 May was won by Melody Thompson. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
  • Winchester: The byelection in Cheriton and Bishops Sutton ward on 7 May was won by Amber Thacker. Conservative hold.

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Aberdeen: George Street / Harbour ward, after the impending resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Andy May. Term ends 2017.
  • Aberdeen: Hilton / Woodside / Stockethill ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Kirsty Blackman, now Member of Parliament for Aberdeen North. Term ends 2017.
  • Aberdeen: Kincorth / Nigg / Cove ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Callum McCaig, now Member of Parliament for Aberdeen South. Term ends 2017.
  • Caerphilly: Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen division, after the death of Labour councillor Ray Davies. Term ends 2017.
  • Cambridgeshire: Romsey division, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Kilian Bourke who is moving to London. Term ends 2017.
  • East Sussex: Old Hastings and Tressell division, after the death of Labour county councillor Jeremy Birch. Term ends 2017.
  • Glasgow: Calton ward, after the impending resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Alison Thewliss, now Member of Parliament for Glasgow Central. Term ends 2017.
  • Glasgow: City Centre ward, after the impending resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Martin Docherty, now Member of Parliament for West Dunbartonshire. Term ends 2017.
  • Glasgow: Langside ward, after the resignation of Scottish Green Party councillor Liam Hainey due to ill health. Term ends 2017.
  • Hastings: Central St Leonards ward, after the death of Labour councillor and leader of the council Jeremy Birch. Term ends 2018.
  • Hyndburn: Spring Hill ward, after the death of Labour councillor Pam Barton. Term ends 2018.

Date for byelection

  • Sutton: The byelection in Wallington South ward will be held on 11 June.

Postponed polls

  • Christchurch: The election in North Highcliffe and Walkford ward due on 7 May, was postponed to 18 June after the death of a candidate.
  • Kettering: The election in Rothwell ward, which was postponed from 7 May after the death of a candidate, will take place on 4 June.
  • Mole Valley: The election in Holmwoods ward due on 7 May, has been postponed to 18 June following the death of outgoing Liberal Democrat councillor Mick Longhurst. The ward will elect two councillors as another ward councillor, Stephen Musgrove (UK Independence Party), resigned his seat.

Other news

After the council elections, there are 33 councils which have no one party in a majority and where a council administration needs to be sorted out.