Labour Lands one in Breckland

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 weeks ago / July 15, 2022

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Breckland: The byelection in Thetford Boudica ward held on 14 July was won by Terry Land. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • Coventry: The byelection in Binley and Willenhall ward held on 14 July was won by Seyi Agboola. Labour hold.
  • Hyndburn: The byelection in Overton ward held on 14 July was won by Colin McKenzie. Labour hold.
  • North Tyneside: The byelection in Camperdown ward held on 14 July was won by Peter Earley, former councillor for Benton ward. Labour hold.
  • South Somerset: The byelection in Brympton ward held on 14 July was won by Barbara Appleby. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Wandsworth: The byelection in Tooting Broadway ward held on 14 July was won by Rex Osborn. Labour hold.
  • Warwickshire: The byelection in Arden division held on 14 July was won by Ian Shenton. Conservative hold.
  • Wirral: The byelection in Liscard ward held on 14 July was won by James Stewart Laing. Labour hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole: Highcliffe and Walkford ward, after the death of Christchurch Independent councillor Nick Geary. Term ends 2023.
  • Cannock Chase: Hednesford North ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Matt McCall. Term ends 2025.
  • Mendip: Butleigh and Baltonsborough ward, after the death of veteran Conservative councillor Nigel Woollcombe-Adams. Term ends when the authority is abolished at the end of March next year.
  • Rossendale: Helmshore ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Tony Haworth. Term ends 2023.

Dates for byelections

  • East Riding of Yorkshire: The byelection due in Beverley Rural ward will be held on 25 August.
  • Wyre: The byelection due in Preesall ward will be held on 18 August.

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