Penyffordd them?

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 weeks ago / October 8, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Flintshire: The byelection in Penyffordd division held on 7 October was won by Alasdair Ibbotson. Labour gain from an Independent who had been part of the ‘New Independent’ group on the council.
  • Nottingham: The byelection in St Ann’s ward held on 7 October was won by Corall Jenkins. Labour hold.
  • Nottingham: The byelection in Sherwood ward held on 7 October was won by Nayab Patel. Labour hold.
  • Rushcliffe: The byelection in Musters ward held on 7 October was won by Vicky Price. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Somerset: The byelection in Comeytrowe and Trull division held on 7 October was won by Dawn Johnson. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Somerset West and Taunton: The byelection in Wilton and Sherford ward held on 7 October was won by Thomas Deakin. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Waverley: The byelection in Cranleigh East ward held on 7 October was won by Philip Townsend. Liberal Democrat hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Harrow: Kenton West ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Vina Mithani. Term ends May next year.
  • Liverpool: Kirkdale ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Malcolm Kennedy. Term ends 2023.
  • West Sussex: Bourne division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Mike Magill. Term ends 2025.
  • Wirral: Oxton ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Andy Corkhill. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Canterbury: The byelection due in Gorrell ward will be held on 11 November.
  • Denbighshire: The byelection due in Llandrillo division will be held on 18 November.
  • Melton: The byelection due in Melton Dorian ward will be held on 11 November.
  • West Devon: The byelection due in Bere Ferrers ward will be held on 18 November.
  • Lancaster: The byelection due in University and Scotforth Rural ward will be held on 11 November.
  • West Sussex: The byelection due in Bourne division will be held on 4 November.

Other updates

  • Croydon: A referendum on 7 October voted clearly to introduce a directly-elected Mayor to run the council, rather than a leader elected by the councillors. The first Mayor will be elected next May.