Vote for a Liberal Democrat? You must be a Silly Billy

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / October 21, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Bracknell Forest: The byelection in Central Sandhurst ward on 20 October was won by Gaby Kennedy. Conservative hold.
  • Braintree: The byelection in Bumpstead ward on 20 October was won by Diana Garrod. Conservative hold.
  • Braintree: The byelection in Witham North ward on 20 October was won by Philip Barlow. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • Conwy: The byelection in Abergele Pensarn division on 20 October was won by Alan Hunter. Independent gain from Labour.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: The byelection in St Mary’s ward on 20 October was won by Denis Healy. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Kettering: The byelection in Rothwell ward on 20 October was won by Cedwien Brown. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: The byelection in Heacham ward on 20 October was won by Terry Parish. Independent gain from Conservative.
  • Medway: The byelection in Strood South ward on 20 October was won by Josie Iles. Conservative gain from the UK Independence Party.
  • Middlesbrough: The byelection in Central ward on 20 October was won by Matthew Storey. Labour hold.
  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection in Blaengwrach division on 20 October was won by Carolyn Edwards. Plaid Cymru gain from Labour.
  • St Albans: The byelection in Clarence ward on 20 October was won by Ellen Hudspith. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Weymouth and Portland: The byelection in Wey Valley ward on 20 October was won by Tony Ferrari. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Broxbourne: Waltham Cross ward, after the death of Labour councillor Malcolm Aitken. Term ends 2020.
  • Cheshire East: Bollington ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Jon Weston in protest at the cut to school buses. Term ends 2019.
  • Fife: Leven, Kennoway and Largo ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Alistair Hunter, who is emigrating to Australia. Term ends May next year.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: Blakelaw ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Ben Riley who is taking a job overseas. Term ends 2018.
  • Tandridge: Valley ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Jill Caudle. Term ends 2019.
  • Teignbridge: Bovey ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Anna Klinkenberg. Term ends 2019.
  • Teignbridge: Chudleigh ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Patricia Johnson-King. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Basingstoke and Deane: The byelection due in Tadley South ward will be held on 24 November.
  • Mansfield: The byelection due in Warsop Carrs ward will be held on 24 November.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: The byelection due in Blakelaw ward will be held on 24 November.
  • Powys: The byelection due in Welshpool Llanerchyddol division will be held on 15 December.
  • Tandridge: The byelection due in Valley ward will be held on 24 November.