Whittling away at Lincolnshire Tories

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / December 15, 2023

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Cotswold: The byelection in Lechlade, Kempsford and Fairford South ward held on 14 December was won by Tristan Wilkinson. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • North Kesteven: The byelection in Billinghay Rural ward held on 14 December was won by Adrian Whittle. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Rugby: The byelection for two seats in Dunsmore ward held on 14 December was won by Jonathan Bennett of the Liberal Democrats, and Jill Simpson-Vince of the Conservatives. The Liberal Democrat gained one seat from the Conservatives; the Conservatives held the other.
  • Swale: The byelection in Abbey ward held on 14 December was won by Charles Gibson. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Three Rivers: The byelection in Chorleywood South and Maple Cross ward held on 14 December was won by Harry Davies. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Warwickshire: The byelection in Dunsmore and Leam Valley division held on 14 December was won by Dale Keeling. Conservative hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Basildon: Billericay East ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor David Dadds. Term ends 2027.
  • Dacorum: Tring West and Rural ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor John Mottershead due to ill health. Term ends 2027.
  • Folkestone and Hythe: Romney Marsh ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Liz Grant. Term ends 2027.
  • Glasgow: Hillhead ward, after the death of Labour councillor Hanzala Malik. Term ends 2027.
  • Horsham: Henfield ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Malcolm Eastwood. Term ends 2027.
  • Pendle: Earby and Coates ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Rosemary Carroll. Her term would have ended in May next year so no byelection follows.
  • West Northamptonshire: East Hunsbury and Shelfleys ward, afer the resignation of Conservative councillor Suresh Patel due to ill health. Term ends 2025.
  • Wiltshire: Calne Chilvester and Abberd division, after the death of Conservative councillor Tony Trotman. Term ends 2025.

Dates for byelections

  • Richmond-upon-Thames: The byelection due in Hampton North ward will be held on 18 January 2024.
  • Richmond-upon-Thames: The byelection due in Teddington ward will be held on 18 January 2024.
  • Scottish Borders: The byelection due in Jedburgh and District ward will be held on 22 February 2024.
  • Sheffield: The byelection due in Stannington ward will be held on 18 January 2024.
  • Wandsworth: The byelection due in Tooting Broadway ward will be held on 18 January 2024.
  • Warwick: The byelection due in Warwick All Saints and Woodloes ward will be held on 18 January 2024.

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