Wee County sticks with Nats

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / March 29, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Clackmannanshire: The byelection in Clackmannanshire Central ward on 28 March was won by Jane McTaggart. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Sutton: The byelection in Wallington North ward on 28 March was won by Barry Lewis. Liberal Democrat hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cherwell: Kidlington West ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Alaric Rose. Term ends 2022.
  • City of London: Timothy Hailes has surrendered office as Alderman for Bassishaw ward; he intends to seek re-election.
  • City of London: Cordwainer ward, after the resignation of former council leader Sir Mark Boleat. Term ends 2021.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: Maer and Whitmore ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor David Harrison. Term ends 2022.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: Monument ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Rosie Hogg. Term ends 2020.
  • Reading: Thames ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Ed Hopper. Term ends 2020.
  • St Albans: Sopwell ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Shakir Rahman. Term ends 2022.
  • Sunderland: Sandhill ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Lynn Appleby, who was elected as a Liberal Democrat. Term ends 2022.
  • West Sussex: Northgate and West Green division, after the resignation of Labour county councillor Sue Mullins. Term ends 2021.
  • Wiltshire: Trowbridge Drynham division, after the death of Conservative councillor Graham Payne. Term ends 2021.

Dates for byelections

  • Cambridge: There will be a double vacancy election in King’s Hedges ward on 2 May.
  • Cambridge: There will be a double vacancy election in Trumpington ward on 2 May.
  • Cambridgeshire: The byelection due in Trumpington division will be held on 2 May.
  • Cherwell: There will be a double vacancy election in Kidlington West ward on 2 May.
  • Durham: The byelection due in Shildon and Dene Valley division will be held on 2 May.
  • Durham: The byelection due in Spennymoor division will be held on 2 May.
  • Exeter: There will be a double vacancy election in Priory ward on 2 May.
  • Gloucestershire: The byelection due in Churchdown division will be held on 2 May.
  • Hart: There will be a double vacancy election in Hook ward on 2 May.
  • Lewisham: The byelection due in Evelyn ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Lewisham: The byelection due in Whitefoot ward will be held on 2 May.
  • City of London: The election of Alderman for Bassishaw ward will be held on Monday 29 April (Wardmote) with the poll on Tuesday 30 April if needed.
  • City of London: The byelection for a Common Councilman in Cordwainer ward will be held on Tuesday 30 April.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: The byelection in Maer and Whitmore ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: There will be a double vacancy election in Monument ward on 2 May.
  • North East Lincolnshire: There will be a double vacancy election in South ward on 2 May.
  • Northumberland: The byelection due in Holywell division will be held on 2 May.
  • Portsmouth: There will be a double vacancy election in Cosham ward on 2 May.
  • Reading: There will be a double vacancy election in Thames ward on 2 May.
  • St Albans: There will be a double vacancy election in Sopwell ward on 2 May.
  • Sunderland: There will be a double vacancy election in Sandhill ward on 2 May.
  • Three Rivers: There will be a double vacancy election in Carpenders Park ward on 2 May.
  • Watford: There will be a double vacancy election in Meriden ward on 2 May.
  • Welwyn Hatfield: There will be a double vacancy election in Hatfield East ward on 2 May.
  • Welwyn Hatfield: There will be a double vacancy election in Hatfield South West ward on 2 May.
  • West Sussex: The byelection due in Northgate and West Green division will be held on 2 May.

Other updates

  • Rotherham: The Minister has confirmed that the Directions allowing the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to intervene in the council will lapse on 31 March. They were imposed in 2015 following the child abuse scandal, but the council has been back in control since 2017.