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Posted by David Boothroyd
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3 weeks ago / March 29, 2024

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Neath Port Talbot: The byelection in Neath East ward held on 28 March was won by Lauren Heard. Labour hold.
  • Orkney Islands: The byelection in Stromness and South Isles ward held on 28 March was won by Janette Park. Independent hold.
  • Somerset: The byelection in Somerton division held on 28 March was won by Stephen Page. Liberal Democrat hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Bedford: Riverfield ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Billy Thompson. Term ends 2027.
  • Camden: Frognal ward, after the resignation of Conservative leader Gio Spinella. Term ends 2026.
  • Cheshire West and Chester: Wolverham ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Michael Edwardson. Term ends 2027.
  • Croydon: Park Hill and Whitgift ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Jade Appleton. Term ends 2026.
  • Hillingdon: Hillingdon East ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Alan Chapman. Term ends 2026.
  • Mid Suffolk: Chilton ward, after the resignation of Green Party councillor David Napier. Term ends 2027.
  • Sefton: St Oswald ward, after the death of Labour councillor Paula Spencer. Term ends 2027.
  • Somerset: Mendip South division, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Alex Wiltshire. Term ends 2027.
  • Sutton: St Helier West ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sheila Berry. Term ends 2026.

Dates for byelections

  • Bedford: The byelection due in Riverfield ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Birmingham: The byelection due in Bournbrook and Selly Park ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Bolton: There will be a double vacancy election in Horwich North on 2 May.
  • Breckland: The byelection due in Hermitage ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Bromley: The byelection due in Shortlands and Park Langley ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Broxtowe: The byelection due in Attenborough and Chilwell East ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Camden: The byelection due in Frognal ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Charnwood: The byelection due in Loughborough East ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Cheshire West and Chester: The byelection due in Wolverham ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Croydon: The byelection due in Park Hill and Whitgift ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Croydon: The byelection due in Woodside ward will be held on 2 May.
  • East Devon: The byelection due in Exmouth Brixington ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Islington: The byelection due in Hillrise ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Kensington and Chelsea: The byelection due in Norland ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Lambeth: The byelection due in Knight’s Hill ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Lambeth: The byelection due in Streatham Common and Vale ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Lancaster: The byelection due in Carnforth and Millhead ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Leicestershire: The byelection due in Burbage division will be held on 2 May.
  • Manchester: There will be a double vacancy election in Didsbury East ward on 2 May.
  • Mid Suffolk: The byelection due in Chilton ward will be held on 2 May.
  • North Ayrshire: The byelection due in Kilwinning ward will be held on 9 May.
  • North West Leicestershire: The byelection due in Snibston South ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Oxford: There will be a double vacancy election in Blackbird Leys ward on 2 May.
  • Peterborough: There will be a double vacancy election in Werrington ward on 2 May.
  • Salford: There will be a double vacancy election in Ordsall ward on 2 May.
  • Sheffield: There will be a double vacancy election in Firth Park ward on 2 May.
  • Somerset: The byelection due in Mendip South division will be held on 2 May.
  • South Derbyshire: The byelection due in Melbourne ward will be held on 2 May.
  • South Gloucestershire: The byelection due in New Cheltenham ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Sutton: The byelection due in St Helier West ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Swindon: There will be a double vacancy election in Wroughton and Wichelstowe ward on 2 May.
  • Wakefield: There will be a double vacancy election in Normanton on 2 May.
  • Wandsworth: The byelection due in West Putney ward will be held on 2 May.
  • West Lancashire: There will be a double vacancy election in Tarleton Village ward on 2 May.
  • Woking: There will be a double vacancy election in Hoe Valley ward on 2 May.