Littlemoor point in voting Tory

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / January 12, 2024

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Brighton and Hove: The byelection in South Portslade ward held on 11 January was won by Josh Guilmant. Labour hold.
  • Dorset: The byelection in Littlemoor and Preston ward held on 11 January was won by Peter Dickenson. The result is a Conservative hold but the winner will not be able to take up his seat as he was discovered after nomination to be disqualified: he works occasionally as a lollipop man which counts as employment by the council.
  • Salford: The byelection in Quays ward held on 11 January was won by Paul Heilbron. Liberal Democrat hold.
  • Tendring: The byelection in Bluehouse ward held on 11 January was won by Bernie Goldman. Independent gain from Labour; he will join the Tendring Independents group on the council.

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

Dates for byelections

  • Buckinghamshire: The byelection due in Farnham Common and Burnham Beeches division will be held on 22 February.
  • Buckinghamshire: The byelection due in Hazlemere division will be held on 22 February.
  • Dacorum: The byelection due in Tring West and Rural ward will be held on 15 February.
  • Derbyshire Dales: The byelection due in Bakewell ward will be held on 22 February.
  • Derbyshire Dales: The byelection due in Norbury ward will be held on 22 February.
  • East Hampshire: The byelection due in Four Marks and Medstead ward will be held on 15 February.
  • Folkestone and Hythe: The byelection due in Romney Marsh ward will be held on 22 February.
  • Great Yarmouth: The byelection due in Central and Northgate ward will be held on 29 February.
  • Kingston upon Hull: The byelection due in Avenue ward will be held on 15 February.
  • Milton Keynes: The byelection due in Loughton and Shenley ward will be held on 22 February.
  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection due in Briton Ferry East ward will be held on 15 February.
  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection due in Rhos ward will be held on 15 February.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection due in Calne Chilvester and Abberd division will be held on 22 February.

Other updates

  • Hastings: Following the defection of the entire cabinet to form the Hastings Independents, the Labour group (from which they defected) has summoned an extraordinary full council meeting to for Wednesday 17 January to vote on a motion of no confidence in the leadership.