Labour going up in the Valleys

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 months ago / December 6, 2019

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Rhondda Cynon Taff: The byelection in Ynyshir division held on 5 December was won by Julie Edwards. Labour gain from Plaid Cymru.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Brent: Barnhill ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sarah Marquis. Term ends 2022.
  • Brent: Wembley Central ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Luke Patterson. Term ends 2022.
  • Flintshire: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Andrew Holgate. Term ends 2022.
  • Swindon: Rodbourne Cheney ward, after the death of Labour councillor Des Moffatt. As his term was to have ended in May, no byelection can be held.

Dates for byelections

  • Brent: The byelection for two seats due in Barnhill ward will be held on 23 January 2020.
  • Brent: The byelection due in Wembley Central ward will be held on 23 January 2020.
  • Flintshire: The byelection due in Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor division will be held on 12 December.