More independent than you in Herefordshire

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / March 11, 2022

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Herefordshire: The byelection in Bromyard West ward held on 10 March was won by Clare Davies who stood as an Independent candidate. She is expected to join the True Independents group so this result is a gain from the Independents for Herefordshire Group.
  • Hertfordshire: The byelection in Hitchin South division held on 10 March was won by Keith Hoskins. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • North Hertfordshire: The byelection in Hitchin Highbury ward held on 10 March was won by Raj Bhakar. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Rutland: The byelection in Ryhall and Casterton ward held on 10 March was won by Rick Wilson. Green Party gain from an Independent elected as a Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cherwell: Launton and Otmoor ward, after the impending resignation of Conservative councillor Tim Hallchurch, due to ill health. Term ends 2023.
  • Colchester: New Town and Christchurch ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor and former Mayor Nick Cope. Term ends 2023.
  • Rutland: Uppingham ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor Miranda Jones. Term ends 2023.
  • Wyre: Cleveleys Park ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Rita Amos. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • Durham: The byelection due in West Auckland division will be held on 14 April.
  • Surrey Heath: The byelection due in Bisley and West End ward will be held on 14 April.
  • Tewkesbury: The byelection due in Brockworth East ward will be held on 14 April.

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