Scott free while Broom sweeps liberally

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 years ago / April 29, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Dorset: Sherborne Rural division, after the resignation of Conservative county councillor Michael Bevan. Term ends 2017.
  • East Staffordshire: Stapenhill ward, after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Steven Dyche. Term ends 2019.
  • Kings Lynn and West Norfolk: Valley Hill ward, after the death of Independent councillor and former Mayor Mike Tilbury. Term ends 2019.
  • Lambeth: Gipsy Hill ward, after the death of Labour councillor Niranjan Francis. Term ends 2018.
  • Mid Suffolk: Barking and Somersham ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor David Card. Term ends 2019.
  • Milton Keynes: Bletchley East ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Carole Baume due to ill health. Term ends 2019.
  • North Norfolk: Astley ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Steven Ward. Term ends 2019.
  • Selby: Byram and Brotherton ward, after the death of Labour councillor Jack Crawford. Term ends 2019.
  • Southwark: Surrey Docks ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Lisa Rajan who is moving to Manchester. Term ends 2018.
  • Suffolk: Carlford division, after the death of Conservative county councillor Peter Bellfield. Term ends 2017.

Dates for byelections

  • Dorset: The byelection due in Sherborne Rural division will be held on 2 June.
  • East Staffordshire: The byelection due in Stapenhill ward will be held on 26 May.
  • Lambeth: The byelection due in Gipsy Hill ward will be held on 9 June.
  • Mid Suffolk: The byelection due in Barking and Somersham ward will be held on 2 June.
  • Milton Keynes: There is a double vacancy election on 5 May in Bletchley East ward.
  • North East Lincolnshire: The byelection due in South ward will be held on 9 June.
  • Southwark: The byelection due in Surrey Docks ward will be held on 9 June.