Ekinsmyth ekes out win

Posted by David Boothroyd
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10 years ago / July 11, 2014

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • Barnsley: The byelection in Penistone West ward on 10 July was won by David Griffin. Labour hold.
  • Cheshire West and Chester: There were two byelections on 10 July. Martyn Delaney was elected in Boughton ward, and Sam Naylor was elected in Winnington and Castle ward. Two Labour holds.
  • Cornwall: The byelection in Illogan division on 10 July was won by David Ekinsmyth. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • North Hertfordshire: The election in Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo ward, postponed from 22 May to 10 July, was won by Faye Barnard (the sitting councillor). Conservative hold.
  • Torridge: The byelection in Kenwith ward on 10 July was won by Alison Boyle. Conservative regain from an Independent who was originally elected as a Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Lambeth: Knight’s Hill ward, after the disqualification of Labour councillor Sonia Winifred, who was ineligible for election as she was a teaching assistant at a Lambeth school. Term ends 2018. Winifred has left employment and intends to seek re-election.

Dates for byelections

  • Lambeth: The byelection due in Knight’s Hill ward will take place on 14 August.