Trigg warning for Wilts Tories

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 week ago / November 29, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • North Norfolk: The byelection in Sheringham North ward held on 28 November was won by Liz Withington. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Oxfordshire: The byelection in Wallingford division held on 28 November was won by Pete Sudbury. Green Party gain from an Independent.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection in Trowbridge Lambrok division held on 28 November was won by Jo Trigg. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Amber Valley: Somercotes ward, after the death of Labour councillor Brian Lyttle. Term ends 2022.
  • Brent: Barnhill ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Michael Pavey. Term ends 2022.
  • Coventry: Upper Stoke ward, after the death of Labour councillor and former Lord Mayor Sucha Singh Bains. Term ends 2022.
  • Crawley: Ifield ward, after the death of Labour councillor Geraint Thomas. Term ends 2023.
  • Horsham: Storrington and Washington ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Paul Marshall who is concentrating on his role as Leader of West Sussex county council. Term ends 2023.
  • City of London: Peter Estlin has surrendered office as Alderman for Coleman Street ward; he is seeking re-election.
  • City of London: Alison Gowman has surrendered office as Alderman for Dowgate ward; she is seeking re-election.
  • City of London: Vincent Keaveny has surrendered office as Alderman for Farringdon Within ward; he is seeking re-election.
  • North West Leicestershire: Worthington and Breedon ward, after the death of Conservative councillor David Stevenson. Term ends 2023.
  • Wakefield: Altofts and Whitwood ward, after the impending resignation of outgoing council leader Peter Box. As his term was due to end in May next year, no byelection will be held.
  • Waverley: Milford ward, after the death of Independent councillor Jack Lee. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Dumfries and Galloway: The byelection due in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West ward will be held on 23 January 2020.
  • Horsham: The byelection due in Storrington and Washington ward will be held on 12 December.
  • City of London: Peter Estlin is unopposed for re-election as Alderman for Coleman Street ward; the election will take place at the wardmote on Wednesday 18 December.
  • City of London: Alison Gowman is unopposed for re-election as Alderman for Dowgate ward; the election will take place at the wardmote on Wednesday 18 December.
  • City of London: Vincent Keaveny is unopposed for re-election as Alderman for Farringdon Within ward; the election will take place at the wardmote on Wednesday 18 December.