Long live the Socialist Republic of South Yorkshire!

Posted by David Boothroyd
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9 years ago / August 28, 2015

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • Barnsley: The byelection in Dearne North ward on 27 August was won by Annette Gollick. Labour hold.

New vacancies

  • Aberdeenshire: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford ward, after the death of the leader of the Scottish National Party group, councillor Joanna Strathdee. Term ends 2017.
  • Bolsover: Bolsover South ward, after the death of Labour councillor James Hall. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Cherwell: The byelection due in Banbury Grimsbury and Castle ward will be held on 1 October.
  • Eilean Siar: The byelection due in An Taobh Siar Agus Nis ward will be held on Wednesday 7 October.