Not for glory, nor riches, nor honours

Posted by David Boothroyd
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2 months ago / April 26, 2024

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.


  • Angus: The byelection in Arbroath West, Letham and Friockheim ward held on 25 April was won by Jack Cruickshanks. Conservative gain from Independent.
  • Cardiff: The byelection in Grangetown ward held on 25 April was won by Waheeda Abdul Sattar, widow of the former councillor. Labour hold.

Change of allegiance

New vacancies

  • Greenwich: Mottingham, Coldharbour and New Eltham ward, after the death of veteran John Hills. Term ends 2026.
  • Hackney: Hoxton West ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Yvonne Maxwell. Term ends 2026.
  • West Oxfordshire: Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Colin Dingwall follwing his conviction for falsely claiming council tax reductions. His term was due to end next month so no byelection follows.

Dates for byelections

  • Birmingham: The byelection due in Kingstanding ward will be held on 30 May.
  • Highland: The byelection due in Tain and Easter Ross ward will be held on 13 June.