Caerphilly does it for Labour

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / September 4, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Caerphilly: The byelection in Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen division on 3 September was won by Lisa Jones. Labour hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Aberdeenshire: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Alastair Ross due to ill health. This is the second vacancy in the ward. Term ends 2017.
  • Bury: Tottington ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Simon Carter, who has pleaded guilty to making indecent images of children. Term ends 2016.
  • Carmarthenshire: Kidwelly division, after the death of Labour councillor Keith Davies. Term ends 2017.
  • South Hams: Totnes ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor Barrie Wood. Term ends 2019.
  • South Oxfordshire: Sonning Common ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Martin Akehurst. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Aberdeenshire: A byelection for two seats in Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford ward will be held on 5 November.
  • Bolsover: The byelection due in Bolsover South ward will be held on 8 October.
  • Cardiff: The byelection due in Riverside division will be held on Wednesday 7 October.
  • South Hams: The byelection due in Totnes ward will be held on 8 October.
  • South Oxfordshire: The byelection due in Sandford and the Wittenhams ward will be held on 8 October.