Monday, 19 August 2013

Upcoming local council by elections

 MiddleEnglander has been busy collating again and here is the latest list

There are 5 by-elections during the rest of August, 22 so far in September and 2 already in October along with another 14 known vacancies where there is no date as yet for the by-election.

22nd August - 4
Doncaster MB, Askern Spa - Labour resigned following election as Mayor
Lincoln DC, Bracebridge - Conservative sitting as Independent disqualified
Scarborough DC, Newby - Independent resigned
Scarborough DC, Ramshill - Conservative resigned

29th August - 1
South Lakeland DC, Windermere Bowness North - Lib Dem resigned

5th September - 10
Boston BC, Fenside - English Democrat disqualified
Carlisle BC, Yewdale - Labour died
Charnwood BC, Loughborough Ashby - Labour resigned
Cornwall UA, Wadebridge East - Independent resigned
Daventry DC, Ravensthorpe - Conservative died
East Cambridgeshire DC, Ely East - Conservative resigned
Northamptonshire CC, Middleton Cheney - Conservative died
St Edmundsbury DC, Bardwell - Conservative died
Torridge DC, Torrington - Lib Dem resigned
Wycombe DC Hambleden Valley - Conservative died

12th September - 5
Central Bedfordshire UA, Dunstable Northfields - Conservative died
Charnwood BC, Wreake Villages - Conservative resigned
East Lindsey DC, Frithville - Independent resigned
Hertfordshire CC, Hitchin North - Labour died
North Herts DC, Hitchen Oughton - Labour died

17th September - 1
Woking BC, Maybury & Sheerwater - Lib Dem disqualified

19th September - 4
Canterbury BC, Seasalter - Conservative died
Dudley MB, Coseley East - Labour died
East Hants DC, Four Marks & Medstead - Conservative resigned
Oxford BC, North - Lib Dem resigned

26th September - 2
Mid Devon DC, Way - Conservative resigned
West Sussex CC, Storrington - Conservative died

10th October - 2
Glasgow UA, Govan - SNP died
Scottish Borders UA, Tweeddale West - Conservative resigned

Current known vacancies where by-election not yet called - 14
Aylesbury Vale DC, Oakfield - Lib Dem died 6th August
Barnsley MB, Wombwell - Labour died around 24th July
Charnwood BC, Loughborough Hastings - Labour resigned around 5th August
East Lindsey DC, Chapel St Leonards - Independent resigned around 9th August
Fife UA, Dunfermline South - Labour died 25th July
Forest of Dean DC, Coleford East - Labour died 19th June
Forest of Dean DC, Redmarley - Conservative died 1st July
Havant BC, Waterloo - Conservative resigned around 5th August
Neath Port Talbot CB, Sandsfield East - Labour died 26th June
North Yorkshire CC, South Selby - Conservative died 17th June
St Edmunsbury DC, Abbeygate - Conservative died 10th August
St Helens MB, Billinge & Seneley - Labour resigned around 15th May
South Lanarkshire UA, Hanilton South - SNP died 13th August
Tendring DC, Clacton St James - Conservative died 5th July

Impending vacancies - 2
Brent LB, Dudden Hill - Lib Dem councillor although may be subject to "6 month" rule if resigns as indicated during November
Flintshire CC, Mostyn - Independent councillor disqualified pending an appeal


  1. Coleford East will be held on 26 September

  2. South Selby is on 10 October

  3. Abbeygate will be on 3rd October


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