Huge Hampton gain for Liberal Democrats

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / July 3, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

New vacancies

  • Edinburgh: Leith Walk ward, after the resignation of Scottish Green Party councillor Maggie Chapman. Term ends 2017.
  • Falkirk: Denny and Banknock ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor John McNally, now Member of Parliament for Falkirk. Term ends 2017.
  • Fife: Glenrothes West and Kinglassie ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Peter Grant, now Member of Parliament for Glenrothes. Term ends 2017.
  • Orkney Islands: West Mainland ward, after the death of Independent councillor Alistair Gordon. Term ends 2017.
  • Powys: Glasbury division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Chris Davies, now Member of Parliament for Brecon and Radnorshire. Term ends 2017.
  • South Ayrshire: Ayr East ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Corri Wilson, now Member of Parliament for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock. Term ends 2017.

Dates for byelections

  • Edinburgh: Leith Walk ward now has two vacancies; there will be a double-member election on 10 September.
  • Falkirk: The byelection due in Denny and Banknock ward will be held on 13 August.
  • Orkney Islands: The byelection due in West Mainland ward will be held on Tuesday 18 August.
  • Powys: The byelection due in Glasbury division will be held on 13 August.
  • West Oxfordshire: The byelection due in Witney North ward will be held on 20 August.