Forthcoming byelections

Here are the vacancies and forthcoming byelections:

30 October

6 November

13 November

20 November

27 November

4 December

Undated

  • Cumbria county council: Kells and Sandwith division, after the death of Labour councillor Joe McAllister. Term ends June 2009.
  • East Ayrshire council: Ballochmyle ward, after the resignation of former Labour group leader Eric Jackson. Term ends 2011.
  • Fenland district council: Parsons Drove and Wisbech St Mary ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Phil Wait in protest at a licensing decision. Term ends 2011.
  • Hillingdon borough council: Northwood ward, after the disqualification of Ian Oakley who was given an 18-week suspended sentence for harassing members of the Liberal Democrats in Watford where he had been selected as Conservative candidate. Oakley had been expelled from the Conservatives and was sitting on the council as an Independent. Term ends 2010.
  • Kent county council: Maidstone Rural East division, after the death of former council and Local Government Association leader Sandy Bruce-Lockhart (Conservative). Term ends June 2009.
  • Mid Sussex district council: Bentswood ward, after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Trevor Fisher. Term ends 2011.
  • Newark and Sherwood district council: Clipstone ward, after the death of Len Sprigg who was deputy leader of the Independent group. Term ends 2011.
  • Newcastle-on-Tyne city council: Fenham ward, after the death of Labour councillor Terry Cooney, who was Lord Mayor in 1989-90. Term ends 2011.
  • North Somerset council: Clarence and Uphill ward, after the resignation of former Conservative council leader Mike Roe. Term ends 2011.
  • Restormel borough council: Bethel ward, after the death of Roy Gill of the Liberal Democrats. Term ends 2009 when the authority will be abolished.
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough council: Glyncoch ward, after the death of Labour councillor Judith Burford. Term ends 2012.
  • Salisbury district council: St Martin and Milford ward, after the death of Labour councillor Simon Howarth. Term ends 2011.
  • Sedgefield district council: Sedgefield ward, after the death of Independent councillor Jim Wayman. Cllr Wayman died in January and the authority is due to be abolished next spring so it may be that the seat will be left unfilled.
  • South Northamptonshire district council: Grange Park ward, after the resignation of Peter O’Leary (Conservative). Term ends 2011.
  • Waltham Forest borough council: Hale End and Highams Park ward, a double vacancy after the death of John Beanse and resignation of Noel Penstone, both of the Liberal Democrats. Term ends 2010.
  • Wolverhampton city council: Heath Town ward, after the death of Labour councillor Les Turner. Term ends 2011.
  • Wrexham county borough council: Rossett ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Robert Shepherd. Term ends 2012.
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3 thoughts on “Forthcoming byelections

  1. Brian Mosdell Councillor for Newxhurch ward on Isle Of Wight UA has sadly died . He was elected as a Conservative but later resigned and was a member of the Ind non aligned group .
    Craig Taylor SNP Councillor for Ward 7 Jilbernie/Beith on North Ayrshire Council also sadly died 2 weeks ago .

  2. Rosemary O-Shea Conservative councillor foe Rhe Three Colnes ward on Braintree DC has resigned , the byelection will be on December 4th .

  3. 2 sad deaths in London boroughs .
    Alf Catterall Conswevative councillor for East Wickham ward on Bexley LBC
    John Jackson Conservative councillor for Bush Hill Park ward on Enfield LBC

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