Hykeham Independents put through the Mill

Posted by David Boothroyd
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9 years ago / August 1, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • Aberdeen: The byelection in Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill ward held on 30 July was won by Neil Copland. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Aberdeen: The byelection in Kincorth/Nigg/Cove ward held on 30 July was won by Stephen Flynn. Scottish National Party hold.
  • North Kesteven: The byelection in North Hykeham Mill ward held on 30 July was won by Mike Clarke. Conservative gain from the Hykeham Independents.
  • Northumberland: The byelection in College division held on 30 July was won by Mark Purvis. Labour hold.
  • Wychavon: The byelection in Droitwich East ward held on 30 July was won by Karen Tomalin. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

  • Dumfries and Galloway: Yen Hongmei Jin, who was elected for the Scottish National Party in Lochar ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
  • Tower Hamlets: Mohammed Mufti Miah, who was elected for Tower Hamlets First in Bromley North and was part of its successor the Independent Group, has now become a non-aligned Independent councillor.

New vacancies

Dates for byelections

  • Caerphilly: The byelection due in Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen division will be held on 3 September.
  • Highland: The byelection due in Aird and Loch Ness ward will be held on 8 October.