Ride a Corbyn horse to Banbury Cross

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / October 2, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Aberdeen: The byelection in George Street/Harbour ward on 1 October was won by Michael Hutchison. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Aberdeen: The byelection in Midstocket/Rosemount ward on 1 October was won by Alex Nicoll. Scottish National Party gain from an Independent elected as a Conservative.
  • Cherwell: The byelection in Banbury Grimsbury and Castle ward on 1 October was won by Shaida Hussain. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • East Ayrshire: The byelection in Irvine Valley ward on 1 October was won by Elena Whitman. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Fife: The byelection in Glenrothes West and Kinglassie ward on 1 October was won by Julie Ford. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Moray: The byelection in Heldon and Laich ward on 1 October was won by Dennis Slater, who stood as an Independent candidate. He succeeds another Independent but said during the election that he may not necessarily support the Independent council administration.
  • Stirling: The byelection in Stirling East ward on 1 October was won by Gerry McLaughlan. Scottish National Party hold.
  • West Lothian: The byelection in Linlithgow ward on 1 October was won by David Tait. Scottish National Party hold.

New vacancies

  • Dorset: Rodwell division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Dan Brember. Term ends 2017.
  • Fife: Rosyth ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Douglas Chapman, now Member of Parliament for Dunfermline and West Fife.
  • Lancaster: Carnforth and Millhead ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Christopher Leadbetter. Term ends 2019.
  • Shropshire: Belle Vue division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Mansel Williams. Term ends 2017.

Dates for byelections

  • Carmarthenshire: The byelection due in Kidwelly division will be held on 19 November.
  • Dorset: The byelection due in Rodwell division will be held on 12 November.
  • Norfolk: The byelection due in Watton division will be held on 19 November.
  • Rochford: The byelection due in Rochford ward will be held on 26 November.
  • Shropshire: The byelection due in Belle Vue division will be held on 12 November.
  • Torbay: The byelection due in Clifton with Maidenway ward will be held on 5 November.