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Posted by David Boothroyd
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8 months ago / July 21, 2023

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Newcastle-under-Lyme: Audley ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sue Moffat. Term ends 2026.
  • North Yorkshire: Hutton Rudby and Osmortherley division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Bridget Fortune. Term ends 2027.
  • Shropshire: Worfield division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Richard Marshall. Term ends 2025.
  • Spelthorne: Ashford Town ward, after the resignation of Independent Green councillor Andrew McLuskey, who was elected for the Green Party. Term ends 2027.

Dates for byelections

  • Dudley: The byelection due in St James’s ward will be held on 24 August.
  • Isle of Wight: The byelection due in Wootton Bridge division will be held on 24 August.

Other updates

  • Croydon: The Secretary of State has confirmed his intervention to intervene in the council. The council has been directed to follow the advice of an Improvement and Assurance Panel; the intervention will last until July 2025.