Chorley Cake for Labour

Posted by David Boothroyd
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10 months ago / September 15, 2023

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Barking and Dagenham: The byelection in Mayesbrook ward held on 14 September was won by Summya Sohaib. Labour hold.
  • Chorley: The byelection in Croston, Mawdesley and Euxton South ward held on 14 September was won by Debra Platt. Conservative hold.
  • Lancashire: The byelection in Chorley Rural West division held on 14 September was won by Alan Whittaker. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • Lincolnshire: The byelection in Carholme division held on 14 September was won by Neill Murray. Labour hold.
  • Liverpool: The byelection in Fazakerley East ward held on 14 September was won by Debbie Cooke. Labour hold.
  • Swale: The byelection in Minster Cliffs ward held on 14 September was won by Peter MacDonald. Swale Independents gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Burnley: Trinity ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor Andy Fewings. Term ends 2026.
  • Coventry: Earlsdon ward, after the impending resignation of Labour councillor Becky Gittins. Term ends 2027.
  • Hackney: Mayor of Hackney, after the resignation of Labour Mayor Philip Glanville. Term ends 2026.
  • Lancashire: Burnley Central West division. after the resignation of Green Party councillor Andy Fewings. Term ends 2025.
  • Melton: Asfordby ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor Charlie Pitt Miller. Term ends 2027.

Dates for byelections

  • Burnley: The byelection due in Trinity ward will be held on 26 October.
  • Coventry: The byelection due in Earlsdon ward will be held on 26 October.
  • Herefordshire: The byelection due in Golden Valley South ward will now be held on 26 October. It had previously been called for 7 September but postponed following the death of a candidate.
  • Shropshire: The byelection due in Alveley and Claverley division will be held on 19 October.
  • Surrey: The byelection due in Horsleys division will be held on 19 October.
  • Worcester: The byelection due in Warndon Parish South ward will be held on 19 October.
  • Worcestershire: The byelection due in Warndon Parish division will be held on 19 October.

Other updates

  • Isle of Wight: The council leader is to resign. Her Alliance group is far from a majority and this leaves control uncertain. A full council meeting on Wednesday 20 September will elect a new leadership.