SNP clean sweep

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / August 7, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Glasgow: The byelection in Anderston/City ward held on 6 August was won by Eva Bolander. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Glasgow: The byelection in Calton ward held on 6 August was won by Greg Hepburn. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Glasgow: The byelection in Craigton ward held on 6 August was won by Alex Wilson. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Glasgow: The byelection in Langside ward held on 6 August was won by Anna Richardson. Scottish National Party gain from Scottish Green Party.
  • South Lanarkshire: The byelection in Hamilton South ward held on 6 August was won by John Ross. Scottish National Party hold.

New vacancies

  • Cherwell: Banbury Grimsbury and Castle ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Ann Bonner. Term ends 2016.
  • Cheshire East: Congleton East ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Peter Mason. Term ends 2019.
  • Eilean Siar: An Taobh Siar Agus Nis ward, after the death of Independent councillor Iain Morrison. Term ends 2017.
  • Thurrock: West Thurrock and South Stifford ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Terry Brookes, shortly after he was suspended from the party. Term ends 2018. If the Conservatives were to win the byelection they would become the largest party on the council.

Dates for byelections

  • Fife: The byelection due in Glenrothes West and Kinglassie ward will be held on 1 October.
  • Haringey: The byelection due in Noel Park ward will be held on 17 September.
  • Haringey: The byelection due in Woodside ward will be held on 17 September.
  • Maidstone: The byelection due in Fant ward will be held on 10 September.
  • Moray: The byelection due in Heldon and Laich ward will be held on 1 October.
  • Norfolk: The byelection due in Loddon division will be held on 24 September.
  • South Cambridgeshire: The byelection due in Bourn ward will be held on 17 September.
  • South Norfolk: The byelection due in Chedgrave and Thurton ward will be held on 24 September.
  • Thurrock: The byelection due in West Thurrock and South Stifford ward will be held on 10 September.
  • Tunbridge Wells: The byelection due in Southborough North ward will be held on 10 September.