One off the Ledger

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / March 6, 2020

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • None this week.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Chelmsford: Moulsham Lodge ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Mark Springett. Term ends 2023.
  • Greenwich: Glyndon ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Tonia Ashikodi who was elected for the Labour Party. Her resignation follows a disqualifying suspended prison sentence for housing fraud. Term ends 2022.
  • Milton Keynes: Tattenhoe ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Gerald Small. His term was due to end in May so no byelection may be held.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: Byker ward, after the death of Labour councillor George Allison. Term ends 2022.
  • Newport: Victoria division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Christine Jenkins due to ill health. Term ends 2022.
  • Sheffield: Walkley ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Olivia Blake, now Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam. As her term would have ended in May, there will be no byelection.
  • Southend-on-Sea: St Luke’s ward, after the death of non-aligned councillor Paul Van Looy. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Cornwall: The byelection due in St Mewan division will be held on 16 April.
  • Greenwich: The byelection due in Glyndon ward will be held on 9 April.
  • Swansea: The byelection due in Castle division will be held on 9 April.

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