Frankly, my dear, you held the seat

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 weeks ago / September 14, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Cambridge: The byelection in Petersfield ward held on 13 September was won by Kelley Green. Labour hold.
  • Charnwood: The byelection in Birstall Wanlip ward held on 13 September was won by Shona Rattray. Conservative hold.
  • Lambeth: The byelection in Coldharbour ward held on 13 September was won by Scarlett O’Hara (yes, that really is her name). Labour hold.
  • Maidstone: The byelection in Headcorn ward held on 13 September was won by Karen Chappell-Tay. Conservative hold.
  • New Forest: The byelection in Pennington ward held on 13 September was won by Andrew Gossage. Conservative hold.
  • Pembrokeshire: The byelection in Pembroke St Mary North division held on 13 September was won by Jon Harvey, who stood as an Independent candidate and gained the seat from the Conservatives.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Ashford: Kennington ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Philip Sims. Term ends 2019.
  • Hackney: Victoria ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Alex Kuye due to ill health. Term ends 2022.
  • Hertfordshire: Three Rivers Rural division, after the resignation of Conservative county councillor Chris Hayward. Term ends 2021.
  • New Forest: Totton Central ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Brian Lucas. Term ends May next year.

Dates for byelections

  • Hackney: The byelection due in Victoria ward will be held on 18 October.
  • Oxfordshire: The byelection due in Iffley Fields and St Mary’s division will be held on 18 October.