One vote win

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 weeks ago / November 19, 2021

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Canterbury: The byelection in Gorrell ward held on 18 November was won by Clare Turnbull. Green Party gain from Labour.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Anfield ward held on 18 November was won by Tricia O’Brien, who previously represented Cressington ward. Labour hold.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Clubmoor ward held on 18 November was won by Matthew Smyth. Labour hold.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Kirkdale ward held on 18 November was won by Dave Hanratty, previously a long-serving councillor for Fazakerley ward. Labour hold.
  • Manchester: The byelection in Chorlton ward held on 18 November was won by Matthew Benham. Labour hold.
  • Ryedale: The byelection in Cropton ward held on 18 November was won by Alasdair Clark, son of the late former councillor John Clark. Liberal Party hold.
  • South Ribble: The byelection in Bamber Bridge East ward held on 18 November was won by Clare Hunter. Labour hold.
  • Tewkesbury: The byelection in Brockworth East ward held on 18 November was won by Charlotte Mills. She stood with no description but is a member of the Brockworth First group, as was the outgoing councillor.
  • West Devon: The byelection in Bere Ferrers ward held on 18 November was won by Alison Blackman, who had a majority of one vote. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat; as a result the Conservatives now have an overall majority on the council.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Charnwood: Loughborough Shelthorpe ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Alice Brennan. Term ends 2023.
  • East Dunbartonshire: Bishopbriggs South ward, after the death of Conservative councillor and Provost Alan Brown. As his term was due to end next May, there will be no byelection.
  • Eilean Siar: Steòrnabhagh a Deas ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Charlie Nicolson. His term was due to end next May so he will not be replaced in a byelection.
  • Gedling: Cavendish ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Gary Gregory. Term ends 2023.
  • Lincolnshire: Colsterworth Rural division, after the death of Conservative councillor Bob Adams. Term ends 2025.
  • City of London: Farringdon Within ward, after the resignation of Common Councilman Karina Dostalova. As her term was due to end next March, there will be no byelection.
  • New Forest: Bransgore and Burley ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Mark Steele. Term ends 2023.
  • North Hertfordshire: Letchworth East ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sue Ngwala. Term ends next May.
  • North Northamptonshire: Oundle ward, after the impending resignation of Conservative councillor Annabel de Capell Brooke who is leaving the district. Term ends 2025.
  • Sandwell: Bristnall ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Rajbir Singh. His term was to have ended next May so no byelection will be held.
  • Somerset: Ilminster division, after the forthcoming resignation of Conservative councillor Linda Vijeh as of 1 January 2022. As her term would have ended next May (and the authority is expected to be abolished), no byelection will follow.
  • South Kesteven: Isaac Newton ward, after the death of Conservative councillor and former council Leader Bob Adams. Term ends 2023.
  • South Somerset: Neroche ward, after the forthcoming resignation of Conservative councillor Linda Vijeh as of 1 January 2022. Term ends 2023.
  • Southwark: Peckham ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Johnson Situ who has taken up a politically restricted post working for the Mayor of London. As his term was due to end next May, no byelection will be held.
  • Tonbridge and Malling: Castle ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Karen King. Term ends 2023.
  • Tonbridge and Malling: Kings Hill ward, after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Millie Langridge who did not attend any council meetings for six months. Term ends 2023.
  • West Suffolk: Horringer ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Terry Clements. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Horsham: The byelection due in Roffey South ward will be held on 16 December.
  • New Forest: The byelection due in Bransgore and Burley ward will be held on 23 December.
  • Tonbridge and Malling: The byelection due in Castle ward will be held on 9 December.
  • Tonbridge and Malling: The byelection due in Kings Hill ward will be held on 9 December.
  • West Suffolk: The byelection due in Horringer ward will be held on 25 November.