Regulars back at the Winchester

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 month ago / September 21, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • East Devon: The byelection in Ottery St Mary Rural ward held on 20 September was won by Geoff Pratt, who was an Independent candidate. It is in effect a seat held by the Independent group.
  • Epsom and Ewell: The byelection in Nonsuch ward held on 20 September was won by Colin Keane. Residents’ Association hold.
  • Luton: The byelection in Limbury ward held on 13 September was won by Amy Nicholls. Labour hold.
  • Suffolk Coastal: The byelection in Wenhaston and Westleton ward held on 20 September was won by Michael Gower. Conservative hold. It is likely to be the last ever election to Suffolk Coastal as the council will cease to exist in April.
  • Winchester: The byelection in Upper Meon Valley ward held on 20 September was won by Hugh Lumby. Conservative hold, thereby retaining their majority on the council.
  • Wyre Forest: The byelection in Bewdley and Rock ward held on 20 September was won by Anna Coleman. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bassetlaw: East Retford West ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Alan Chambers, who was elected for the Labour Party but left it in May 2017. Term ends May next year.
  • Hartlepool: Hart ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Paul Beck. Term ends May next year.
  • Newham: Boleyn ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Veronica Oakeshott who is moving out of the borough. Term ends 2022.
  • Thanet: Margate Central ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Ian Venables. Term ends May next year.

Dates for byelections

  • Ashford: The byelection due in Kennington ward will be held on 25 October.
  • Dorset: The byelection due in Ferndown division will be held on 25 October.
  • East Dorset: The byelection due in Ferndown Central ward will be held on 25 October.
  • Hartlepool: The byelection due in Hart ward will be held on 11 October.
  • Hertfordshire: The byelection due in Three Rivers Rural division will be held on 25 October.
  • Kirklees: The byelection due in Denby Dale ward will be held on 1 November.
  • Mendip: The byelection due in Wells St Thomas’ ward will be held on 25 October.
  • Newham: The byelection due in Boleyn ward will be held on 1 November.
  • South Derbyshire: The byelection due in Linton ward will be held on 25 October.
  • Suffolk: The byelection due in Bosmere division will be held on 25 October.

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