River Bure running yellow through Broadland

Posted by David Boothroyd
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11 years ago / July 5, 2013

The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:

East of England


East Midlands




North East


North West


South East


South West

  • 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.
  • Mendip district council: Adrian Dobinson, who was elected for the Liberal Democrats in Frome Berkley Down ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent Liberal Democrat.
  • North Somerset council: Byelection on 25 July in Weston-super-Mare North Worle ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Philip Judd. Term ends 2015.
  • 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: Vacancy in Shebbear and Langtree ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor John Lewis. Term ends 2015.


West Midlands


Yorkshire and the Humber





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