Forthcoming byelections

Posted by David Boothroyd
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15 years ago / October 30, 2009

Forthcoming byelections in principal local authorities, and seats vacant, appear to be as follows:

27 August

3 September

10 September

  • Daventry district council: Drayton ward, after the disqualification of Terry Mullett who has been sentenced to 18 weeks’ imprisonment for benefit fraud; background checks also revealed that he was disqualified from election. He was a Conservative when first elected but had recently been sitting as an Independent. Term ends 2011.
  • Daventry district council: Yelvertoft ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Kay Hemmings. Term ends May 2010.
  • Harborough district council: Market Harborough Welland ward, after the resignation of Bev Field (Liberal Democrat) who is moving out of the district. Term ends 2011.
  • Leicester city council: Castle ward, after the resignation of Matt Follett who was Leader of the Green Party group. Term ends 2011.
  • South Tyneside borough council: Westoe ward, after the Independent councillor Allen Branley was disqualified for not attending a council meeting in six months. He is standing again in the byelection. Term ends 2012.
  • Stockport borough council: Cheadle and Gatley ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Brian Millard, who was Leader of the Council in 2005-07. Term ends in May next year.
  • Wyre Forest borough council: Lickhill ward, after the death of Jill Fairbrother-Millis of the Kidderminster Hospital and Health Concern group. Term ends 2011.
  • City of York council: Heworth ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Paul Blanchard who has recently been declared bankrupt and is moving to London. Term ends 2011.

17 September

24 September

1 October

8 October