Labour hold, photographed from a Canberra

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 days ago / August 5, 2022

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Luton: The byelection in Dallow ward held on 4 August was won by Alia Khan. Labour hold.
  • Shetland: The byelection in North Isles ward held on 4 August was won by Robert Thomson. He was an Independent candidate as were all his rivals.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Ashfield: Hucknall Central ward, after the death of Ashfield Independents councillor Jim Blagden. Term ends 2023.
  • Gloucester: Tuffley ward, after the death of Conservative councillor and former Mayor Colin Organ. Term ends 2024.
  • Gwynedd: Llanuwchllyn division, after the resignation of Plaid Cymru councillor Alan Jones Evans. Term ends 2027.
  • Ryedale: Pickering West ward, after the resignation of Liberal Party councillor Carrie Brackstone. Term ends at the end of March next year when the authority is abolished.
  • Sandwell: Wednesbury South ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Kirat Singh. Term ends 2024.
  • Shropshire: Bridgnorth West and Tasley division, after the death of Conservative councillor Les Winwood. Term ends 2025.
  • Stockport: Edgeley and Cheadle Heath ward, after the death of Labour councillor Sheila Bailey. Term ends May next year.

Dates for byelections

  • Arun: The byelection due in Barnham ward will be held on 8 September.
  • Cannock Chase: The byelection due in Hednesford North ward will be held on 8 September.
  • Hartlepool: The byelection due in Foggy Furze ward will be held on 8 September.
  • Mid Sussex: The byelection due in Bolney ward will be held on 15 September.
  • West Sussex: The byelection due in Felpham division will be held on 8 September.