Paton’s place is on the council

Posted by David Boothroyd
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11 years ago / July 26, 2013

The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:

East of England


East Midlands




North East


North West


South East


South West

  • Cornwall council: Byelection on 5 September in Wadebridge East division after the resignation of Independent councillor Colin Brewer, prompted by a report from the Monitoring Officer into his comments about disabled children. Term ends 2017.
  • Forest of Dean district council: There are two vacancies, both caused by the deaths of councillors. Coleford East ward was vacated by the death of Labour councillor Frank Baynham. Redmarley ward was vacated by Conservative councillor Peter Ede. Both terms end in 2015.
  • North Somerset council: Derek Mead was elected councillor for Weston-super-Mare North Worle ward on 25 July. He stood as an Independent candidate, and takes a seat previously held by the Conservative Party.
  • Swindon council: Byelection on 8 August in Haydon Wick ward after the death of Conservative councillor and former Mayor Rex Barnett. Term ends 2016. The Conservatives would lose their overall majority if they did not hold the seat.
  • Torridge district council: Byelection on 15 August in Shebbear and Langtree ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor John Lewis. Term ends 2015.


West Midlands


Yorkshire and the Humber