Dark days in Norfolk

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 weeks ago / August 3, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Fylde: The byelection in Ansdell ward held on 2 August was won by Chris Dixon. Conservative hold.
  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: The byelection in Snettisham ward held on 2 August was won by Stuart Dark. Conservative hold.
  • Peterborough: The byelection in Orton Longueville ward held on 2 August was won by Gavin Elsey who returns to the council only three months after losing his seat in Orton Waterville ward. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cambridge: Petersfield ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Anne Sinnott who is opposed to allowing trans women to use women’s toilets. Term ends 2022.
  • Epsom and Ewell: Nonsuch ward, after the death of Residents’ Association councillor David Wood. Term ends May next year.
  • Lambeth: Coldharbour ward, after the death of Labour councillor Matt Parr. Term ends 2022.
  • Lichfield: Stowe ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Joanne Grange only six months after she was elected. Term ends May next year.
  • Pembrokeshire: Pembroke St Mary North division, after the resignation of non-aligned councillor Dai Boswell, who was elected for the Conservatives. Term ends 2022.

Dates for byelections

  • Cambridge: The byelection due in Petersfield ward will be held on 13 September.
  • Pembrokeshire: The byelection due in Pembroke St Mary North division will be held on 13 September.