General election day local byelection roundup

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 month ago / December 16, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Boston: The byelection in Kirton and Frampton ward held on 12 December was won by David Brown. Conservative hold.
  • Boston: The byelection in Skirbeck ward held on 12 December was won by Martin Howard. Conservative hold.
  • Bury: The byelection in Church ward was won by Dene Vernon. Conservative hold.
  • Camden: The byelection in Haverstock ward held on 12 December was won by Gail McAnena-Wood. Labour hold.
  • Corby: The byelection in Weldon and Gretton ward was won by Alexandra Wellings. Conservative hold. This byelection was prompted by the resignation of Robert McKellar.
  • Dover: The byelection in Guston, Kingsdown and St Margaret’s-at-Cliffe ward held on 12 December was won by Martin Bates. Conservative hold.
  • East Northamptonshire: The byelection in Higham Ferrers Chichele ward held on 12 December was won by Bert Jackson. Conservative hold.
  • East Northamptonshire: The byelection in Higham Ferrers Lancaster ward held on 12 December was won by Peter Tomas. Conservative hold.
  • Exeter: The byelection in Topsham ward held on 12 December was won by Keith Sparkes. Conservative hold.
  • Flintshire: The byelection in Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor division held on 12 December was won by Tim Roberts. Conservative hold.
  • Hackney: The byelection in Clissold ward held on 12 December was won by Kofo David. Labour hold.
  • Horsham: The byelection in Storrington and Washington ward held on 12 December was won by James Wright. Conservative hold.
  • Hounslow: The byelection in Feltham North ward held on 12 December was won by Kuldeep Tak. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Hounslow: The byelection in Heston West ward held on 12 December was won by Balraj Sarai. Labour hold.
  • Huntingdonshire: The byelection in Alconbury ward held on 12 December was won by Ian Gardener. Conservative hold.
  • Isle of Wight: The byelection in Newport West division held on 12 December was won by Richard Hollis. Conservative hold.
  • Islington: The byelection in St George’s ward held on 12 December was won by Gulcin Ozdemir. Labour hold.
  • Kettering: The byelection in Desborough St Giles ward held on 12 December was won by James French. Conservative hold.
  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: The byelection in Upwell and Delph ward held on 12 December was won by Vivienne Spikings. Conservative gain from Independent.
  • Kirklees: The byelection in Colne Valley ward held on 12 December was won by Donna Bellamy. Conservative gain from Labour.
  • Kirklees: The byelection in Dewsbury East ward held on 12 December was won by Eric Firth. Labour hold.
  • Lancaster: The byelection in Overton ward held on 12 December was won by Andrew Gardiner. Conservative hold.
  • Leeds: The byelection in Wetherby ward held on 12 December was won by Linda Richards. Conservative hold.
  • Leicestershire: The byelection in Cosby and Countesthorpe division held on 12 December was won by Leslie Phillimore. Conservative hold.
  • Lincoln: The byelection in Witham ward held on 12 December was won by Bill Mara. Conservative hold.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Clubmoor ward held on 12 December was won by Tim Jeeves. Labour hold.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Picton ward held on 12 December was won by Calvin Smeda. Labour hold.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: The byelection in Holditch and Chesterton ward held on 12 December was won by David Grocott. Labour hold.
  • Reading: The byelection in Kentwood ward held on 12 December was won by Jenny Rynn. Conservative hold.
  • Salford: The byelection in Pendlebury ward held on 12 December was won by Damian Bailey. Labour hold.
  • Tameside: The byelection in Denton West ward held on 12 December was won by George Jones. Labour hold.
  • Warwick: The byelection in Warwick Myton and Heathcote ward held on 12 December was won by Jacqui Grey. Conservative hold.
  • Worthing: The byelection in Salvington ward held on 12 December was won by Richard Nowak. Conservative regain after the previous councillor left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Brent: Alperton ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor James Allie. Term ends 2022.
  • Cheshire East: Crewe South ward, after the death of Labour councillor Dorothy Flude. Term ends 2023.
  • Gateshead: Birtley ward, after the death of Labour councillor Neil Weatherley. Term ends 2023.
  • Gloucestershire: Winchcombe and Woodmancote division, after the death of Conservative councillor Roger Wilson. Term ends 2021.
  • Hartlepool: Manor House ward, after the resignation of David Mincher who was elected for the UK Independence Party but later joined the Brexit Party. His term was due to end in May so there will be no byelection.
  • Salford: Kersal ward, after the death of Labour councillor and former Mayor Peter Connor. His term was due to end in May so no byelection will be held.

Dates for byelections

  • Brent: The byelection due in Alperton ward will be held on 23 January 2020.
  • Bristol: The byelection due in Brislington East ward will be held on 16 January 2020.

Other updates

  • The byelections for Watling South division on Staffordshire county council, and for Mercian ward on Tamworth borough council, which took place on Thursday, will not be counted until Tuesday 17 December.