Stirling Conservative hold, for a’ that

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 months ago / January 26, 2024

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Result

  • Stirling: The byelection in Dunblane and Bridge of Allan ward held on 25 January was won by Thomas Heald. Conservative hold.

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bridgend: Aberkenfig ward, after the resignation of Plaid Cymru councillor Ellie Richards. Term ends 2027.
  • Croydon: Woodside ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Mike Bonello. Term ends 2026.
  • Lancaster: Castle ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor Shelagh McGregor. Term ends 2027.
  • Mid Devon: Upper Yeo and Taw ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Stuart Penny, who was elected for the Conservatives but left the party last August. Term ends 2027.
  • Salford: Ordsall ward, after the forthcoming resignation (on 16 March) of Independent councillor Chris Twells who was elected as a Liberal Democrat. Term ends 2026.

Dates for byelections

  • Horsham: The byelection due in Henfield ward will be held on 29 February.
  • Horsham: The byelection due in Southwater North ward will be held on 29 February.
  • Lewisham: The byelection for the Mayoralty will be held on 7 March.
  • Mid Devon: The byelection due in Upper Yeo and Taw ward will be held on 7 March.