Take your coalition partners, please

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / May 20, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Merton: The byelection in St Helier ward on 19 May was won by Jerome Neil. Labour hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bradford: Wibsey ward, after the death of Labour councillor Lynne Smith. Term ends 2018.
  • Conwy: Mostyn division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Jobi Hold, Term ends 2017.
  • Derby: Allestree ward, after the sudden resignation of Conservative councillor Richard Smalley. Term ends 2020.
  • East Devon: Exmouth Littleham ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Alison Greenhalgh. Term ends 2019.
  • East Devon: Honiton St Michael’s ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor David Foster. Term ends 2019.
  • Gwynedd: Marchog division, after the resignation of Independent councillor Chris O’Neal following his conviction of assault. Term ends 2017.
  • Lewes: Lewes Bridge ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Daisy Cooper. Term ends 2019.
  • Maidstone: Shepway South ward, after the death of UK Independence Party group leader Dave Sargeant. Term ends 2018.
  • Thanet: Newington ward, after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Mo Leys, who has also left the party. Term ends 2019.
  • Windsor and Maidenhead: Sunninghill and South Ascot ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor George Bathurst. Term ends 2019.

Date for byelection

  • Bexley: The byelection due in St Michaels ward will be held on 30 June.
  • Lewes: The byelection due in Lewes Bridge ward will be held on 2 June.
  • Luton: The byelection due in High Town ward will be held on 30 June.
  • Mole Valley: The byelection due in Leatherhead North ward will be held on 30 June.

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