Fine shot, Liz

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / April 15, 2022

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • Durham: The byelection in West Auckland division held on 14 April was won by George Smith. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • Maldon: The byelection in Heybridge West ward held on 14 April was won by Paula Spenceley. Liberal Democrat gain from an Independent.
  • Surrey Heath: The byelection in Bisley and West End ward held on 14 April was won by Liz Noble. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Tewkesbury: The byelection in Brockworth East ward held on 14 April was won by Jason Mills, who joins his wife Charlotte in representing the ward. Brockworth First hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Angus: Montrose and District ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Ron Sturrock. His term was due to end in May so no byelection follows.
  • East Riding of Yorkshire: Bridlington North ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Chad Chadwick. Term ends 2023.

Date for byelection

  • Lancaster: The byelection due in Ellel ward will be held on 19 May.

Other updates

  • Redbridge: The election in Mayfield ward has been postponed after the death of Iqbal Singh, who had been nominated as a Conservative Party candidate. The postponement may present problems for council leader Jas Athwal, who was standing for re-election in Mayfield ward and may not have a council seat at the time of the post-election annual meeting.