Young Conservative wins, but are they taking the p***?

Posted by David Boothroyd
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7 years ago / April 14, 2017

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Caerphilly: Aberbargoed division, after the death of council leader Keith Reynolds (who was a Labour councillor). As his term was due to end next month, there will be no byelection.
  • Copeland: Newtown ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Ray Cole. Term ends 2019.
  • Torridge: Hartland and Bradworthy ward, after the death of UK Independence Party councillor Alan Whittle. Term ends 2019.
  • Welwyn Hatfield: Hatfield Villages ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Howard Morgan. Term ends 2018.

Other update

  • Burnley: Alongside the county council elections on 4 May, there is a referendum on whether to change to a directly elected Mayor.