Amy Seales the deal

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 week ago / September 10, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Newcastle upon Tyne: The byelection in Castle ward held on 9 September was won by Thom Campion. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • North East Derbyshire: The byelection in Barlow and Holmesfield ward held on 9 September was won by Bentley Strafford-Stephenson. Conservative hold.
  • North East Derbyshire: The byelection in Killamarsh East ward held on 9 September was won by Tony Lacey. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • North Tyneside: The byelection in Camperdown ward held on 9 September was won by Tracy Hallway. Labour hold.
  • South Derbyshire: The byelection in Seales ward held on 9 September was won by Amy Wheelton. She wins as an Independent a seat she was previously elected to as a Conservative.
  • South Tyneside: The byelection in Cleadon and East Boldon ward held on 9 September was won by Stan Wildhirt. Conservatives regain a seat after the outgoing councillor was expelled from the group.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Adur: Hillside ward, after the death of Conservative councillor David Simmons. Term ends 2022.
  • Birmingham: Yardley East ward, after the death of veteran Liberal Democrat councillor Neil Eustace. Term ends 2022.
  • Liverpool: Clubmoor ward, after the death of Labour councillor Tim Jeeves. Term ends 2024.
  • Rutland: Oakham North West ward, after the resignation of non-aligned Independent councillor Adam Lowe. Term ends 2023.
  • Surrey Heath: Frimley Green ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Ben Leach. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Luton: The byelection due in South ward will be held on 28 October.
  • Surrey Heath: The byelection due in Frimley Green ward will be held on 14 October.
  • Wigan: The byelection due in Leigh West ward will be held on 14 October.