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Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / October 15, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Falkirk: The byelection in Falkirk South ward held on 14 October was won by Emma Russell. Scottish National Party gain from Labour.
  • Harrow: The byelection in Pinner South ward held on 14 October was won by Hitesh Karia. Conservative hold.
  • Surrey Heath: The byelection in Frimley Green ward held on 14 October was won by Stuart Black. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat; as a result the Conservatives have regained an overall majority on the council.
  • Wigan: The byelection in Leigh West ward held on 14 October was won by Samantha Brown. Labour hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Breckland: Hermitage ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Trevor Carter. Term ends 2023.
  • Lancaster: Upper Lune Valley ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Stewart Scothern. Term ends 2023.
  • Manchester: Chorlton ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Matt Strong. Term ends 2023.
  • Medway: Rochester East ward, after the death of Labour councillor Nick Bowler. Term ends 2023.
  • Nuneaton and Bedworth: Bar Pool ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Patricia Elliott. Term ends May next year.
  • Wyre Forest: Franche and Habberley North ward, after the resignation of Independent Community and Health Concern councillor Susie Griffiths. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Lancaster: The byelection due in Carnforth and Millhead ward will be held on 25 November.
  • Liverpool: The byelection due in Anfield ward will be held on 18 November.
  • Liverpool: The byelection due in Clubmoor ward will be held on 18 November.
  • Liverpool: The byelection due in Kirkdale ward will be held on 18 November.
  • Manchester: The byelection due in Chorlton ward will be held on 18 November.
  • Nuneaton and Bedworth: The byelection due in Bar Pool ward will be held on 25 November.
  • South Ribble: The byelection due in Bamber Bridge East ward will be held on 18 November.
  • Tewkesbury: The byelection due in Brockworth East ward will be held on 18 November.