Green life with the Lyons

Posted by David Boothroyd
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7 months ago / March 8, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Aylesbury Vale: The byelection in Haddenham and Stone ward on 7 March was won by David Lyons. Green Party gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Havering: Cranham ward, after the death of Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association councillor Clarence Barrett. Term ends 2022.
  • Luton: Stopsley ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Meryl Dolling. Her term would end in May so there will be no byelection.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: Cyfarthfa division, after the death of Independent councillor Paul Brown. Term ends 2022.
  • North Devon: Pilton ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Mair Manuel. No byelection is to be held as her term was due to end in May.
  • South Somerset: Ilminster ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Carol Goodall. Her term would have ended in May and so she will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • Torridge: Bideford East ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Mervyn Langmead. His term was due to end in May so no byelection will be held.

Dates for byelections

  • Dundee: The byelection due in North East ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Lambeth: The byelection due in Thornton ward will be held on 11 April.
  • Merthyr Tydfil: The byelection due in Cyfarthfa division will be held on 11 April.

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