Forthcoming byelections

Posted by David Boothroyd
View David's blog
16 years ago / October 3, 2008

Here are the vacancies and forthcoming byelections:

9 October

16 October

  • Kirklees borough council: Dewsbury East ward, after the resignation of Colin Auty who was sitting as an Independent but was elected as a member of the British National Party. Term ends 2010.
  • Redcar and Cleveland council: South Bank ward, after the resignation of Pearl Hall (Labour) who is emigrating to Australia. Term ends 2011.
  • Tewkesbury borough council: Churchdown Brookfield ward, following the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Loraine Yates. Term ends 2011. If the Conservatives win the seat they will have an overall majority and may seek to take single-party power.
  • Watford borough council: Tudor ward, after the resignation of Independent (former Liberal Democrat) Hugh O’Hanlon. Term ends 2012.

23 October

30 October

6 November

13 November


There is an impending vacancy in Ballochmyle ward of East Ayrshire council where former Labour group leader Eric Jackson has announced that he will resign on 10 October.