Swash Buckler in Somerset

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / March 4, 2022

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • East Lindsey: The byelection in Halton Holegate ward held on 3 March was won by Terry Taylor. The Conservatives gain a seat from the New East Lindsey Independent Group (who did not contest it).
  • Essex: The byelection in Rayleigh North division held on 3 March was won by James Newport. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • New Forest: The byelection in Hythe West and Langdown ward held on 3 March was won by Sean Cullen. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Rochford: The byelection in Downhall and Rawreth ward held on 3 March was won by Jim Cripps. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Sevenoaks: The byelection in Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge ward held on 3 March was won by Nigel Williams. Conservative hold.
  • South Somerset: The byelection in Neroche ward held on 3 March was won by Ray Buckler. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Southend-on-Sea: The byelection in Southchurch ward held on 3 March was won by Darryl Jones, who is the first person to be elected as a City councillor. Conservative hold.
  • Sunderland: The byelection in Redhill ward held on 3 March was won by John Usher. Labour gain from an Independent elected for the UK Independence Party.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

Dates for byelections

  • Dorset: The byelection due in Lyme and Charmouth ward will be held on 7 April.
  • High Peak: The byelection due in Cote Heath ward will be held on 7 April.
  • Horsham: The byelection due in Storrington and Washington ward will be held on 7 April.
  • Liverpool: The byelection due in Everton ward will be held on 7 April.
  • Liverpool: The byelection due in Warbreck ward will be held on 7 April.
  • Maldon: The byelection due in Heybridge West ward will be held on 14 April.
  • Wolverhampton: The byelection due in East Park ward will be held on 7 April.