Holy ward councillor resignation, Batman!

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 weeks ago / July 20, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Bury: The byelection in Besses ward held on 19 July was won by Lucy Smith. Labour hold.
  • Carmarthenshire: The byelection in Saron division held on 19 July was won by Karen Davies. Plaid Cymru hold.
  • Milton Keynes: The byelection in Bletchley East ward held on 19 July was won by Emily Darlington. Labour hold.
  • Northamptonshire: The byelection in St George division held on 19 July was won by Anjona Roy. Labour hold.
  • Oxford: The byelection in Headington ward held on 19 July was won by Stef Garden. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • West Lancashire: The byelection in Hesketh-with-Becconsall ward held on 19 July was won by Joan Witter. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Chesterfield: Moor ward, after the death of Labour councillor Keith Brown. Term ends May next year.
  • Cumbria: Denton Holme division, after the death of veteran Labour county councillor Hugh McDevitt. Term ends 2021.
  • City of London: William Russell has surrendered the office of Alderman for Bread Street ward.
  • Neath Port Talbot: Gwynfi division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Ralph Thomas. Term ends 2022.
  • North Yorkshire: Knaresborough division, after the resignation of Conservative county councillor Nicola Wilson. Term ends 2021.
  • Rushcliffe: Gotham ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Stuart Matthews. Term ends May next year.
  • Wyre Forest: Bewdley and Rock ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Rod Wilson. Term ends 2020.

Dates for byelections

  • Cornwall: The byelection due in Bude division will be held on 23 August.
  • East Hertfordshire: The byelection due in Watton-at-Stone ward will be held on 23 August.
  • City of London: The poll for the election of an Alderman for Bread Street ward will be held on 30 August.
  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection due in Gwynfi division will be held on 16 August.
  • North Yorkshire: The byelection due in Knaresborough division will be held on 16 August.
  • Rushcliffe: The byelection due in Gotham ward will be held on 23 August.
  • Wirral: The byelection due in Bromborough ward will be held on 23 August.