Double or quits in Tower Hamlets

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / January 4, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

New vacancies

  • Mid Suffolk: Eye ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Michael Burke. As his term would have ended in May, there will be no byelection.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: Holditch and Chesterton ward, after the impending resignation of Labour councillor Chris Spence. Term ends 2022.
  • Northamptonshire: Oundle division, after the resignation of Independent councillor Heather Smith, who was county council leader for the Conservative Party 2016-2018. Term ends 2021.
  • Southampton: Coxford ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Keith Morrell. Term ends 2022.
  • Tower Hamlets: Lansbury ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Muhammad Harun amid accusations of fraud. Term ends 2022.
  • Tower Hamlets: Shadwell ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Ruhul Amin, who is relocating to Bangladesh. Term ends 2022.

Dates for byelections

  • Bradford: The byelection due in Bolton and Undercliffe ward will be held on 7 February.
  • Buckinghamshire: The byelection in Totteridge and Bowerdean division will be held on 7 February.
  • Lambeth: The byelection due in Thornton ward will be held on 7 February.
  • Tower Hamlets: The byelection due in Lansbury ward will be held on 7 February.
  • Tower Hamlets: The byelection due in Shadwell ward will be held on 7 February.