John Birch now in the right society

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / July 29, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Cornwall: The byelection in Newlyn and Goonhavern division on 28 July was won by Maggie Vale. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • East Hampshire: The byelection in The Hangers and Forest ward on 26 July was won by Keith Budden. Conservative hold.
  • Haringey: The byelection in Harringay ward on 28 July was won by Zena Brabazon, who returns to the council after being deselected for the 2014 elections. Labour hold.
  • Newport: The byelection in St Julian’s ward on 28 July was won by Carmel Townsend, widow of the late councillor Ed Townsend. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • South Hams: The byelection in Totnes ward on 27 July was won by John Birch. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour (who did not defend the seat).
  • Sutton: The byelection in Carshalton Central ward on 28 July was won by Chris Williams. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Wychavon: The byelection in Droitwich West ward on 28 July was won by George Duffy. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Blackpool: Tyldesley ward, after the death of Labour councillor Eddie Collett. Term ends 2019.
  • Bolton: Rumworth ward, after the death of Labour councillor Rosa Kay. Term ends 2020.
  • Caerphilly: Risca East division, after the resignation of Rhianon Passmore, now Assembly Member for Islwyn. Term ends May next year.
  • Cardiff: Plasnewydd division, after the death of Labour councillor Mohammad Javed. Term ends May next year.
  • Glasgow: Garscadden and Scotstounhill ward, after the death of Labour councillor John Kelly. Term ends May next year.
  • Kettering: Rothwell ward, after the death of Labour councillor Alan Mills. Term ends 2019.
  • North East Derbyshire: Tupton ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Wayne Lilleyman. Term ends
  • Shropshire: Bishop’s Castle division, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Charlotte Barnes. Term ends May next year.

Dates for byelections

  • Dorset: The byelection due in Ferndown division will be held on 1 September.
  • East Dorset: The byelection due in Parley ward will be held on 1 September.
  • Mansfield: The byelection due in Yeoman Hill ward will be held on 8 September.
  • Sheffield: The byelection due in Mosborough ward will be held on 8 September.
  • Stockton-on-Tees: The byelection due in Grangefield ward will be held on 1 September.