Neath the spreading Independent vote

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / May 24, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Changes of allegiance

  • Redbridge: Robin Turbefield, who was elected for the Conservative Party in Bridge ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
  • Trafford: Raymond Bowker, who was elected for the Liberal Democrats in Village ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent Liberal Democrat councillor.

New vacancies

  • Cardiff: Cyncoed division, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Wendy Congreve. Term ends 2022.
  • Gloucester: Barnwood ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Lise Noakes. Term ends 2020.
  • Mansfield: Sandhurst ward, after the disqualification of Andy Abrahams who was elected Mayor. Term ends 2023.
  • Middlesbrough: Park End and Beckfield ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Jan Mohan (who had just been named to the cabinet). Term ends 2023.
  • Richmond-upon-Thames: North Sheen ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Mona Adams. Term ends 2022.

Dates for byelections

  • Mansfield: The byelection due in Sandhurst ward will be held on 27 June.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection due in Trowbridge Drynham division will be held on 4 July.

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