Glenda picks up the ball

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / August 23, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Rugby: The byelection in Rokeby and Overslade ward held on 22 August was won by Glenda Allanach. Liberal Democrat hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Highland: Inverness Central ward, after the impending resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Richard Laird, due to ill health. Term ends 2022.
  • Ipswich: Alexandra ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Adam Leeder. Term ends May next year.
  • Rochford: Sweyne Park and Grange ward, after the resignation of Rochford District Residents councillor Toby Mountain. Term ends May next year.
  • Wellingborough: Finedon ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Barbara Bailey. Term ends May next year (though may be extended to 2021).

Dates for byelections

  • Cardiff: The byelection due in Whitchurch and Tongwynlais division will be held on 3 October.
  • Ipswich: The byelection due in Alexandra ward will be held on 26 September.
  • Rochford: The byelection due in Sweyne Park and Grange ward will be held on 26 September.
  • Wellingborough: The byelection due in Finedon ward will be held on 12 September.