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Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / September 2, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Aberdeenshire: Banff and District ward, after the death of Scottish National Party councillor Ian Gray. Term ends May next year.
  • Aberdeenshire: Inverurie and District ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Martin Kitts-Hayes, until recently co-leader of the council, arising from questions over his expenses while attending a conference. He was elected as a Liberal Democrat. Term ends May next year.
  • Conwy: Abergele Pensarn division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Rick Stubbs. Term ends May next year.
  • Eastleigh: Fair Oak and Horton Heath ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Roger Smith. Term ends 2019.
  • Hartlepool: Headland and Harbour ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Peter Jackson. Term ends 2018.
  • North Kesteven: Cliff Villages ward, after the resignation (due to work commitments) of Lincolnshire Independents councillor Laura Conway. Term ends 2019.
  • Reigate and Banstead: Kingswood with Burgh Heath ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Joan Spiers, who was formerly council leader and Mayor. Term ends 2018.
  • Wandsworth: Queenstown ward, after the death of Labour councillor Sally-Ann Ephson. Term ends 2018.

Dates for byelections

  • Bolton: The byelection due in Rumworth ward will be held on 6 October.
  • Caerphilly: The byelection due in Gilfach division will be held on 6 October.
  • Caerphilly: The byelection due in Risca East division will be held on 6 October.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: The byelection due in St Mary’s ward will be held on 20 October.
  • Haringey: The byelection due in St Ann’s ward will be held on 6 October.
  • Hartlepool: The byelection due in Headland and Harbour ward will be held on 6 October.
  • Middlesbrough: The byelection due in Central ward will be held on 20 October.
  • North Kesteven: The byelection due in Cliff Villages ward will be held on 13 October.

Other updates

  • North Ayrshire: Following the Labour gain at the Irvine West byelection last month, and the Scottish National Party administration leaving office, a Labour administration has taken over.