Tottington topples to the Tories

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / October 23, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Bury: The byelection in Tottington ward on 22 October was won by Greg Keeley. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Colchester: The byelection in Dedham and Langham ward on 22 October was won by Anne Brown. Conservative hold.
  • Hampshire: The byelection in Chandlers Ford division on 22 October was won by Judith Grajewski. Conservative hold.
  • Oxford: The byelection in Northfield Brook ward on 22 October was won by Jennifer Pegg. Labour hold.
  • South Oxfordshire: The byelection in Sonning Common on 22 October was won by Hon. Will Hall. Conservative hold.
  • Westminster: The byelection in Bryanston and Dorset Square ward on 22 October was won by Julia Alexander. Conservative hold.

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Ashfield: Selston ward, after the resignation of Selston Parish Independent councillor Gail Turner. Term ends 2019.
  • Bridgend: Ogmore Vale division, after the resignation of Independent councillor Della Hughes. Term ends 2017.
  • Fylde: Clifton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Len Davies. Term ends 2019.
  • Guildford: Ash South and Tongham ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor and council leader Stephen Mansbridge, who is opposed to changes in governance arrangements. Term ends 2019.
  • Newport: Bettws division, after the resignation of Independent councillor Noel Trigg due to ill health. Term ends 2017.
  • Nottinghamshire: Selston division, after the resignation of Selston Area Independent councillor Gail Turner. Term ends 2017.
  • Shropshire: Meole division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Mike Owen. Term ends 2017.
  • South Lanarkshire: Hamilton North and East ward, after the death of Scottish National Party councillor Lynn Adams. Term ends 2017.
  • Thanet: Newington ward, after the impending resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Vince Munday who is emigrating to Thailand. Term ends 2019.
  • Wiltshire: Salisbury St Edmund and Milford division, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor and group deputy leader Dr Helena McKeown. Term ends 2017.

Dates for byelections

  • Ashfield: The byelection due in Selston ward will be held on 26 November.
  • Bridgend: The byelection due in Ogmore Vale division will be held on 12 November.
  • Conwy: The byelection due in Eglwysbach division will be held on 12 November.
  • Fylde: The byelection due in Clifton ward will be held on 10 December.
  • Gwynedd: The byelection due in Pwllheli South division will be held on 26 November.
  • Lancaster: The byelection due in Carnforth and Millhead ward will be held on 26 November.
  • Malvern Hills: The byelection due in Teme Valley ward will be held on 3 December.
  • Newport: The byelection due in Bettws division will be held on 26 November.
  • Nottinghamshire: The byelection due in Selston division will be held on 26 November.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection due in Salisbury St Edmund and Milford division will be held on 26 November.