Labour leads in Leyton

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / June 11, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Waltham Forest: The byelection in Grove Green ward held on 10 June was won by Uzma Rasool. Labour hold.
  • Waltham Forest: The byelection in Lea Bridge ward held on 10 June was won by Jennifer Whilby. Labour hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bassetlaw: East Retford South ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Helen Richards in opposition to housing proposals. Term ends 2023.
  • Camden: Fortune Green ward, after the resignation of veteran Liberal Democrat councillor Flick Rea, who is retiring. Term ends 2022.
  • Lancaster: Bare ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Stephie Barber. Term ends 2023.
  • Rugby: Wolvey and Shilton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Chris Pacey-Day. Term ends 2022.
  • South Derbyshire: Seales ward, after the resignation of non-aligned councillor Amy Wheelton (who was elected for the Conservatives but left the party in December). Term ends 2023.
  • Tower Hamlets: Weavers ward, after the death of Labour councillor John Pierce. Term ends 2022.

Dates for byelections

  • Camden: The byelection due in Fortune Green ward will be held on 22 July.
  • Highland: The byelection due in Inverness West ward will be held on 12 August.
  • North Somerset: The byelection due in Congresbury and Puxton ward will be held on 22 July.
  • Rugby: The byelection due in Wolvey and Shilton ward will be held on 24 June.

Other updates

  • Stirling: The Conservative group is seeking to remove the Scottish National Party/Labour leadership of the council, which lacks a majority. Their motion of no confidence will be decided on Wednesday.