Derbyshire Tories gone Wild

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / September 25, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Derbyshire: The byelection in Derwent Valley division on 24 September was won by Jo Wild. Conservative hold.
  • Norfolk: The byelection in Loddon division on 24 September was won by Barry Stone. Conservative hold.
  • South Norfolk: The byelection in Chedgrave and Thurton ward on 24 September was won by Jaan Larner. Conservative hold.
  • Wakefield: The byelection in Pontefract North ward on 24 September was won by Lorna Malkin. Labour hold.
  • Wyre Forest: The byelection in Blakebrook and Habberley South ward on 24 September was won by Tracey Onslow. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Brentwood: Shenfield ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Liz Cohen. Term ends 2018.
  • Chorley: Euxton North ward, after the disqualification of Labour councillor Mike Handley who failed to attend any council meetings in six months. Term ends 2018.
  • Gwynedd: Pwllheli South division, after the death of Llais Gwynedd councillor Bob Wright. Term ends 2017.
  • Norfolk: Watton division, after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Stan Hebborn. Term ends 2017.
  • North East Lincolnshire: East Marsh ward, after the impending resignation for health reasons (effective 30 November) of UK Independence Party councillor Becci Bishell. Term ends May next year; as her resignation will take place within six months of the election, no byelection will be held.
  • South Lanarkshire: Blantyre ward, after the death of Labour councillor Jim Handibode. Term ends 2017.
  • Wealden: Hellingly ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Paul Soane. Term ends 2019.
  • Welwyn Hatfield: Northaw and Cuffley ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Adrian Prest. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Barrow: The byelection due in Risedale ward will be held on 29 October.
  • Brentwood: The byelection due in Shenfield ward will be held on 29 October.
  • Chorley: The byelection due in Euxton North ward will be held on 29 October.
  • Wealden: The byelection due in Hellingly ward will be held on 29 October.