Exeter Labour hears a Pinhoe drop

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / August 14, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Caerphilly: The byelection in Crosskeys division held on 13 August was won by Julian Simmonds. Labour hold.
  • Exeter: The byelection in Pinhoe ward held on 13 August was won by Cynthia Thompson. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Falkirk: The byelection in Denny and Banknock ward held on 13 August was won by Paul Garner. Scottish National Party hold.
  • North Lanarkshire: The byelection in Wishaw ward held on 13 August was won by Rosa Zambonini. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Powys: The byelection in Glasbury division held on 13 August was won by James Gibson-Watt. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Warwickshire: The byelection in Nuneaton Whitestone division held on 13 August was won by Jeff Morgan. Conservative hold.

Change of allegiance

  • Solihull: Mike Sheridan, who was elected for the Green Party in Smith’s Wood ward, has joined the Social Democratic Party.

New vacancies

  • Cambridgeshire: Chatteris division, after the death of UK Independence Party councillor Sandra Rylance. Term ends 2017.
  • Richmondshire: Richmond East ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Karen Kirby due to ill health. Term ends 2019.
  • Stirling: Stirling East ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Steven Paterson, now Member of Parliament for Stirling. Term ends 2017.
  • Wyre Forest: Blakebrook and Habberley South ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Ruth Gregory. Term ends 2018.

Dates for byelections

  • Aberdeen: The byelection due in George Street/Harbour ward will be held on 1 October.
  • Aberdeen: The byelection due in Midstocket/Rosemount ward will be held on 1 October.
  • Richmondshire: The byelection due in Richmond East ward will be held on 17 September.
  • Stirling: The byelection due in Stirling East ward will be held on 1 October.
  • Wyre Forest: The byelection due in Blakebrook and Habberley South ward will be held on 24 September.