Lib Dems get their Phil in Hertfordshire

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 weeks ago / October 26, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Ashford: The byelection in Kennington ward held on 25 October was won by Nathan Iliffe. Conservative hold by 20 votes.
  • Basingstoke and Deane: The byelection in Norden ward held on 25 October was won by Carolyn Wooldridge. Labour hold.
  • Dorset: The byelection in Ferndown division held on 25 October was won by Mike Parkes. Conservative hold.
  • East Dorset: The byelection in Ferndown Central ward held on 25 October was won by Mike Parkes. Conservative hold.
  • Hertfordshire: The byelection in Three Rivers Rural division held on 25 October was won by Phil Williams. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Mendip: The byelection in Wells St Thomas’ ward held on 25 October was won by Tom Ronan. The Liberal Democrats regain a seat they lost when the outgoing councillor joined the Conservatives.
  • North Lanarkshire: The byelection in Coatbridge South ward was won by Geraldine Woods. Labour hold.
  • South Derbyshire: The byelection in Linton ward held on 25 October was won by Dan Pegg. Conservative hold.
  • Suffolk: The byelection in Bosmere division held on 25 October was won by Kay Oakes. Conservative hold.
  • Sutton: The byelection in Belmont ward held on 25 October was won by Neil Garratt, who returns to the council five months after losing his seat in Beddington South ward. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Allerdale: Warnell ward, after the death of veteran Conservative councillor Duncan Fairbairn. Term ends May next year.
  • Bromley: Kelsey and Eden Park ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Dave Wibberley. Term ends 2022.
  • Buckinghamshire: Aylesbury North West division, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat county councillor Martin Farrow. Term ends 2021.
  • Copeland: Distington ward, after the death of Labour councillor John Bowman. Term ends May next year.
  • Cumbria: Kent Estuary division, after the death of the deputy leader of the county council, Ian Stewart (who was a Liberal Democrat councillor). Term ends 2021.
  • Cumbria: Thursby division, after the death of veteran Conservative county councillor Duncan Fairbairn. Term ends 2021.
  • East Sussex: Bexhill West division, after the death of Independent county councillor Stuart Earl. Term ends 2021.
  • Leicester: Belgrave ward, after the death of Labour councillor Mo Chohan. Term ends May next year.
  • Rother: Bexhill St Marks ward, after the death of Independent councillor Stuart Earl. Term ends May next year.
  • South Lakeland: Arnside and Milnthorpe ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Stewart. Term ends 2022.

Dates for byelections