Time to take a different PATH

Posted by David Boothroyd
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6 years ago / August 31, 2018

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • Corporation of London: At the wardmote on Wednesday 29 August, William Russell was duly elected Alderman for Bread Street ward unopposed. He has served since 2013.
  • Sevenoaks: The byelection in Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth ward held on 30 August was won by Brian Carroll. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Halton: Ditton ward, after the disqualification of Labour councillor Shaun Osborne, who failed to attend any meeting of the council in six months. Term ends May next year.
  • Oxfordshire: Iffley Fields and St Mary’s division, after the resignation of Labour county councillor Helen Evans who is moving out of the county. Term ends 2021.
  • South Derbyshire: Hilton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Amy Plenderleith. Term ends May next year.

Dates for byelections

  • Chesterfield: The byelection due in Moor ward will be held on 4 October.
  • Cambridgeshire: The byelection due in Soham North and Isleham division will be held on 4 October.