Grave news for Labour

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 month ago / October 18, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Gravesham: The byelection in Westcourt ward held on 17 October was won by Helen Ashenden. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Princes Park ward held on 17 October was won by Joanne Anderson. Labour hold.
  • North Yorkshire: The byelection in Upper Dales division held on 17 October was won by Yvonne Peacock. Conservative gain from Independent.
  • Richmondshire: The byelection in Hawes, High Abbotside and Upper Swaledale ward held on 17 October was won by Jill McMullon, partner of the late councillor John Blackie. Independent hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Boston: Skirbeck ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Alistair Arundell. Term ends 2023.
  • Derbyshire: Whaley Bridge division, after the death of Conservative county councillor Alison Fox. Term ends 2021.
  • Dover: Guston, Kingsdown and St Margaret’s-at-Cliffe ward, after the resignation of the outgoing Leader of the Council Keith Morris, who was a Conservative councillor. Term ends 2023.
  • Lincoln: Witham ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Keith Weaver. Term ends May next year.

Date for byelection

  • Cardiff: The byelection due in Llanishen division will be held on 21 November.