As a Green councillor walked out one midsummer morning

Posted by David Boothroyd
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10 months ago / May 19, 2023

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Stroud: The byelection in Painswick and Upton ward held on 17 May was won by Gary Luff. Green Party gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Cambridge: King’s Hedges ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Alex Collis. Term ends 2027.
  • Newham: Boleyn ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Cecilia Welsh. Term ends 2026.
  • Newham: Wall End ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Luke Charters. Term ends 2026.
  • Swindon: St Margaret and South Marston ward, after the death of Labour councillor Pam Adams. Term ends 2026.
  • West Devon: Tavistock North ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor Terry Wheeler. Term ends 2027.

Dates for byelections

  • Bedford: The byelection due in Wyboston ward will be held on 29 June.
  • South Lanarkshire: The byelection due in East Kilbride West ward will be held on 6 July.
  • Southampton: The election in Coxford ward which was postponed from 4 May will be held on 22 June.
  • West Devon: The byelection due in Tavistock North ward will be held on 22 June.
  • West Lancashire: The election in Rural South ward which was postponed from 4 May will be held on 22 June.

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