Studley returns to Mrs Wright

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 years ago / February 26, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Dudley: The byelection in Kingswinford North and Wall Heath ward on 25 February was won by Edward Lawrence. Conservative hold.
  • Dudley: The byelection in St James’s ward on 25 February was won by Cathryn Bayton. Labour hold.
  • Richmondshire: The byelection in Catterick ward on 25 February was won by Simon Young. Conservative hold.
  • Stratford-on-Avon: The byelection in Studley with Sambourne ward on 25 February was won by Hazel Wright. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative; the outgoing councillor stood for re-election as an Independent candidate.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Allerdale: Dalton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Colin Sharpe. Term ends 2019.
  • Allerdale: Moss Bay ward, after the death of Labour councillor Bill Bacon. Term ends 2019.
  • Castle Point: Canvey Island East ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Colin Letchford. As his term was due to end in May, there will be no byelection.
  • Craven: The byelection due in Embsay-with-Eastby ward will be held on 31 March.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: Pocklington Provincial ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Stephen Lane. Term ends 2019.
  • Lancashire: Lancaster East division, after the death of Labour councillor Richard Newman-Thompson. Term ends 2017.
  • Lancaster: John O’Gaunt ward, after the death of Labour councillor Richard Newman-Thompson. Term ends 2019.
  • Manchester: Charlestown ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Mark Hackett. As his term would have ended in May, there will be no byelection for a replacement.
  • Redcar and Cleveland: Hutton ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Peter Spencer. Term ends 2019.

Dates for byelections

  • Allerdale: The byelection due in Dalton ward will be held on 24 March.
  • Allerdale: The byelection due in Moss Bay ward will be held on 24 March.
  • Caerphilly: The byelection due in Moriah division will be held on 31 March.
  • Redcar and Cleveland: The byelection due in Hutton ward will be held on 17 March.