Lib Dems get a Trym in Bristol

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / May 25, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Bristol: The byelection in Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze ward on 24 May was won by Steve Smith. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat.
  • Broadland: The byelection in Aylsham ward on 24 May was won by Sue Catchpole. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Horsham: The byelection in Cowfold, Shermanbury and West Grinstead ward on 24 May was won by Lynn Lambert. Conservative hold.
  • North Kesteven: The byelection in Kirkby La Thorpe and South Kyme ward on 24 May was won by Mervyn Head. Lincolnshire Independents gain from Conservative.
  • Stockport: The postponed election in Edgeley and Cheadle Heath ward held on 24 May was won by Philip Harding, the sitting Labour councillor.
  • Waverley: The byelection in Farnham Castle ward on 24 May was won by David Beaman. Farnham Residents hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • City of London Corporation: Four Aldermen have surrendered office under the City’s system of rolling elections (two are seeking re-election). The positions of Aldermen for Aldgate, Bridge and Bridge Without, Candlewick and Cheap wards are therefore vacant.
  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: Snettisham ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Avril Wright. Term ends 2019.
  • Lichfield: Curborough ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Jeannette Allsopp. Term ends 2019.
  • North Devon: Fremington ward, after the death of Independent councillor Tony Wood. Term ends 2019.
  • Rutland: Oakham South West ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Richard Clifton. Term ends 2019.
  • South Northamptonshire: Astwell ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Simon Marinker. Term ends 2019.
  • South Northamptonshire: Whittlewood ward, after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Lizzy Bowen, who failed to attend any meeting for six months. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Bath and North East Somerset: The byelection due in Kingsmead ward will be held on 5 July.
  • City of London Corporation: The election of Aldermen has been arranged for the following days: Aldgate ward on 12 July, Bridge and Bridge Without ward on 12 July, Candlewick ward on 5 July, Cheap ward on 5 July.
  • North Devon: The byelection due in Fremington ward will be held on 28 June.
  • South Northamptonshire: The byelection due in Astwell ward will be held on 21 June.
  • South Northamptonshire: The byelection due in Whittlewood ward will be held on 21 June.

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