Conservatives are not bewitched in Pendle

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / November 25, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Dover: Aylesham ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Tommy Johnstone. Term ends 2019.
  • Eastleigh: Hedge End Wildern ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Emma Norman. Term ends 2019.
  • Fife: Kirkcaldy East ward, after the death of Labour councillor Kay Carrington. As her term was due to end in May, the next councillor will be elected at the full council election.
  • Forest of Dean: Lydbrook and Ruardean ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Colin Guyton (who was elected for the UK Independence Party). Term ends 2019.
  • Gloucestershire: Drybrook and Lydbrook division, after the resignation of Independent councillor Colin Guyton (who was elected for the UK Independence Party). As his term was due to end in May, he will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • Highland: Wick ward, after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Gail Ross. Her term was due to end in May so there will be no byelection.
  • Preston: Preston Rural East ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Tom Davies. Term ends 2020.
  • Suffolk: Lowestoft South division, after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Derek Hackett. His term would have ended in May so there will be no byelection.
  • Warwick: Myton and Heathcote ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Raj Mann. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Dover: The byelection due in Aylesham ward will be held on 22 December.
  • Eastleigh: The byelection due in Hedge End Wildern ward will be held on 22 December.
  • Warwick: The byelection due in Myton and Heathcote ward will be held on 1 December.
  • West Oxfordshire: The notice last week that the byelection due in Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield ward was to be held on 15 December was erroneous. No date has been set.