Coalition talks latest

Posted by David Boothroyd
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10 months ago / May 12, 2023

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Suffolk: The byelection in Felixstowe Coastal division held on 4 May was won by Seamus Bennett. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole: East Cliff and Springbourne ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Martin Bedford. Term ends 2027.
  • Dorset: Sherborne West division, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Matt Hall who is moving out of the county. Term ends 2024.
  • Dudley: Cradley and Wollescote ward, after the death of Labour councillor Richard Body just days after being re-elected. Term ends 2027.
  • Worcester: Nunnery ward, after the death of Labour councillor Simon Cronin who was only re-elected last week. Term ends 2024.

Date for byelection

  • Bath and North East Somerset: The election in Paulton ward postponed from 4 May will be held on 22 June.
  • Plymouth: The byelection due in Efford and Lipson ward will be held on 15 June.
  • South Derbyshire: The election in Hilton ward postponed from 4 May will be held on 15 June.
  • Sunderland: The election in Hendon ward postponed from 4 May will be held on 15 June.
  • Surrey Heath: The election in Frimley Green ward postponed from 4 May will be held on 15 June.
  • West Devon: The election in Burrator ward postponed from 4 May will be held on 15 June.

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