SNP not on the fringe in Edinburgh

Posted by David Boothroyd
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13 years ago / August 19, 2011

The latest information about local council electoral matters is as follows:

East Midlands

East of England

  • Essex county council: Byelection on 8 September in Stock division after the disqualification of Lord Hanningfield who was sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment for false accounting. Originally elected as a Conservative, he was sitting as an Independent. Term ends 2013.
  • Fenland district council: Byelection on 22 September in Staithe ward after the death in a car accident of former Wisbech Mayor Roger Green, a Conservative councillor. Term ends 2015.


North East

  • No updates this week.

North West

South East

  • Adur district council: Vacancy in Cokeham ward after the death of Conservative councillor Norman Wright. Term ends May next year.
  • Cherwell district council: Vacancy in Bicester North ward after the death of Conservative councillor Carole Steward. Term ends 2015.
  • East Hampshire district council: Byelection on 15 September for two seats in Bramshott and Liphook ward, after the resignations of Conservative councillors Sam and Anna James. Both terms end 2015.
  • Hampshire county council: Byelection on 15 September in Headley division after the resignation of Conservative councillor Sam James. Term ends 2013.
  • Mole Valley district council: Vacancy in Bookham South ward after the death of chairman of the council Anne Howarth, who was a Liberal Democrat councillor. Term ends in May next year.

South West

West Midlands

Yorkshire and the Humber


  • Gwynedd county council: There are two byelections on 29 September. That in Diffwys and Maenofferen division follows the resignation of Llais Gwynedd councillor Richard Lloyd Jones. That in Penrhyndeudraeth division follows the resignation of Dewi Lewis of Plaid Cymru. Both terms end in May next year.