Rutland Weekend Gain for the Lib Dems

Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 months ago / August 20, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Aberdeenshire: The byelection in Mid Formartine ward held on 19 August was won by Sheila Powell. Conservative gain from Scottish National Party.
  • Ashford: The byelection in Downs North ward held on 19 August was won by Geoff Meaden. Green Party gain from Conservative.
  • Dover: The byelection in Sandwich ward held on 19 August was won by Dan Friend. Conservative hold.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: The byelection in East Wolds and Coastal ward held on 19 August was won by Charlie Dewhirst. The Conservatives regain the seat after the previous councillor was suspended from the party.
  • Ribble Valley: The byelection in Littlemoor ward held on 19 August was won by Gaynor Hibbert. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Ribble Valley: The byelection in Primrose ward held on 19 August was won by Kerry Fletcher. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Rutland: The byelection in Oakham South ward held on 19 August was won by Paul Browne. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Broadland: Brundall ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Michael Snowling. Term ends 2023.
  • Liverpool: Anfield ward, after the death of Labour councillor Ros Groves. Term ends 2023.
  • Luton: South ward, after the death of Labour councillor Paul Castleman. Term ends 2023.
  • Newark and Sherwood: Rainworth South and Blidworth ward, after the death of Labour councillor Kathleen Arnold. Term ends 2023.
  • North East Derbyshire: Barlow and Holmesfield ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Carol Huckerby. Term ends 2021.
  • North East Derbyshire: Killamarsh East ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Nick Whitehead. Term ends 2021.
  • Ryedale: Cropton ward, after the death of Liberal Party councillor John Clark, who was de facto council leader. Term ends 2023.
  • South Kesteven: Stamford All Saints ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Mike Exton. Term ends 2023.
  • South Staffordshire: Kinver ward, after the death of Conservative councillor and council leader Brian Edwards. Term ends 2023.
  • Swale: Priory ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Benjamin A. Martin who was elected for the Liberal Democrats. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • East Cambridgeshire: The byelection due in Soham North ward will be held on 23 September.
  • East Devon: The byelection due in Exe Valley ward will be held on 23 September.
  • East Hampshire: The byelection due in Horndean Downs ward will be held on 30 September.
  • Epsom and Ewell: The byelection due in Cuddington ward will be held on 23 September.
  • North East Derbyshire: The byelection due in Barlow and Holmesfield ward will be held on 9 September.
  • North East Derbyshire: The byelection due in Killamarsh East ward will be held on 9 September.
  • South Lakeland: The byelection due in Kendal North will be held on 23 September.
  • Sunderland: The byelection due in Hetton ward will be held on 30 September.
  • Swale: The byelection due in Priory ward will be held on 30 September.