The Dream shall never Dye

Posted by David Boothroyd
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1 month ago / March 15, 2024

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Lancaster: The byelection in Castle ward held on 14 March was won by Isabella Metcalf-Riener. Green Party hold.
  • Wiltshire: The byelection in Cricklade and Latton division held on 14 March was won by Nick Dye. Liberal Democrat hold.

Changes of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Adur: St Mary’s ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Cat Arnold. Term ends 2026.
  • Amber Valley: Crich and South Wingfield ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Dawn Harper. Term ends 2027.
  • Basildon: Pitsea South East ward, after the death of the Mayor of Basildon Luke Mackenzie who was a Conservative councillor. As his term was due to end in May, no byelection ensues.
  • Bolton: Horwich North ward, after the resignation of Horwich and Blackrod First Independents councillor Craig Rotheram. Term ends 2026.
  • Bromley: Shortlands and Park Langley ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Aisha Cuthbert. Term ends 2026.
  • Essex: Pitsea division, after the death of Conservative county councillor Luke Mackenzie. Term ends 2025.
  • Hampshire: Fareham Sarisbury division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Seán Woodward. Term ends 2025.
  • Hampshire: Meon Valley division, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Hugh Lumby. Term ends 2025.
  • Hounslow: Brentford West ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Lara Parizotto, who was elected for the Labour Party. Term ends 2026.
  • Huntingdonshire: Great Paxton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Richard West. Term ends 2026.
  • Islington: Hillrise ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Dave Poyser. Term ends 2026.
  • Lincolnshire: Park division, after the death of Labour councillor Julie Killey. Term ends 2025.
  • Mole Valley: Capel, Leigh, Newdigate and Charlwood ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Lesley Bushnell. Term ends 2027.
  • North Lincolnshire: Axholme North ward, after the death of Conservative councillor John Briggs. Term ends 2027.
  • North Lincolnshire: Brumby ward, after the death of Labour councillor Steve Swift. Term ends 2027.
  • North West Leicestershire: Snibston South ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor June Page. Term ends 2027.
  • Peterborough: Werrington ward, after the resignation of Peterborough First councillor Stephen Lane, who was elected for Werrington First. Term ends 2026.
  • Reigate and Banstead: Tattenham Corner and Preston ward, after the resignation of Tattenham and Preston Residents councillor Jill Bray. Term ends 2027.
  • St Albans: Batchwood ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Liz Needham. Term ends 2026.
  • St Albans: London Colney ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Guy Gampell. Term ends 2027.
  • St Albans: Sandridge and Wheathampstead ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Lynn Cunningham. Term ends 2026.
  • Warwick: Leamington Clarendon ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Katie Hunt. Term ends 2027.
  • West Devon: Tavistock North ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Pete Squire. Term ends 2027.
  • West Lancashire: Tarleton Village ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Darren Daniels. Term ends 2026.
  • Westmorland and Furness: Grange and Cartmel ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Peter Endsor. Term ends 2027.
  • Woking: Hoe Valley ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Andy Caulfield. Term ends 2026.

Dates for byelections

  • Hounslow: The byelection due in Brentford West ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Teignbridge: The byelection due in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh ward will be held on 2 May.
  • Waverley: The byelection due in Farnham Castle ward will be held on 18 April.
  • Westmorland and Furness: The byelection due in Grange and Cartmel ward will be held on 2 May.