Slipping through Thanet

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 weeks ago / April 23, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Caerphilly: Aber Valley division, after the impending resignation of Plaid Cymru councillor Lyndon Binding. Term ends 2022.
  • North Tyneside: Camperdown ward, after the death of veteran Labour councillor Ray Glindon (husband of local MP Mary Glindon). Term ends 2023.
  • Torfaen: Blaenavon division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Alan Jones. Term ends 2022.

Dates for byelections

  • None set this week.

Postponed polls

  • Kent: The election in Elham Valley division has been postponed from 6 May following the death of Chris Deane who had been nominated as the Labour Party candidate.
  • Norfolk: The election in Sewell division has been postponed from 6 May following the death of Eve Collishaw who had been nominated as the Conservative Party candidate.
  • Norwich: The election in Sewell ward has been postponed from 6 May following the death of Eve Collishaw who had been nominated as the Conservative Party candidate.

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