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Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 years ago / April 22, 2022

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • None this week.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

Dates for byelections

  • Gedling: The byelection due in Gedling ward will be held on 26 May.
  • North Kesteven: The byelection due in Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham ward will be held on 26 May.
  • Redbridge: The postponed poll due in Mayfield ward will be held on 26 May.
  • Spelthorne: The byelection due in Laleham and Shepperton Green ward will be held on Wednesday 25 May.

Other updates

  • Malvern Hills: The Green Party group has left the ruling coalition. The council leadership is currently vacant and it is unclear who will form the administration after next month.
  • Sunderland: The election in Copt Hill ward has been postponed after the death of Reg Coulson, who had been nominated as a UK Independence Party candidate.
  • Waltham Forest: Anna Mbachu, who has been nominated as a Labour candidate in Grove Green ward, has been expelled from the party. She remains on the ballot paper under her previous allegiance but if re-elected will serve as an Independent councillor.