Butcher chosen for Bakewell delicacy

Posted by David Boothroyd
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5 months ago / February 23, 2024

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Buckinghamshire: The byelection in Farnham Common and Burnham Beeches ward held on 22 February was won by David Moore. Conservative hold.
  • Buckinghamshire: The byelection in Hazlemere ward held on 22 February was won by Steve Roy. Conservative hold.
  • Derbyshire Dales: The byelection in Bakewell ward held on 22 February was won by Bob Butcher. Labour gain from Conservative.
  • Derbyshire Dales: The byelection in Norbury ward held on 22 February was won by Sue Bull. Conservative hold.
  • Folkestone and Hythe: The byelection in Romney Marsh ward held on 22 February was won by Tony Hills. Conservative hold.
  • Milton Keynes: The byelection in Loughton and Shenley ward held on 22 February was won by Leo Montague. Labour hold.
  • Scottish Borders: The byelection in Jedburgh and District ward held on 22 February was won by John Bathgate. Conservative gain from Scottish National Party.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection in Calne Chilvester and Abberd division held on 22 February was won by Robert Macnaughton. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • East Devon: Exmouth Brixington ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Fred Caygill. Term ends 2027.
  • Rochdale: North Heywood ward, after the death of Labour ocuncillor Peter Rush. As his term would have ended in May, no byelection follows.
  • Torridge: Bideford North ward, after the death of Green Party councillor Peter Christie. Term ends 2027.

Dates for byelections

  • Highland: The byelection due in Inverness South ward will be held on 11 April.
  • Corporation of London: An election for Alderman of Tower ward will be held on 20 March (Wardmote) and, if needed, 21 March for the poll.
  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection due in Neath East ward will be held on 28 March.
  • Somerset: The byelection due in Somerton division will be held on 28 March.

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