Sunday, 12 February 2017

A list of upcoming council by elections and vacant seats

Link to >>> Council election results May 2016 - April 2017


Collated By MiddleEnglander

There are 11 by-elections for 12 seats during the second half of February, including a "double" contest, and 15 already for March.  There are  a further 14 known vacancies in England where there is as yet no date for the by-election although there are indications a number may not be held until 4th May.

16th February - 6 including "double" electionCheshire East UA, Bollington - Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, Bollington First
Dudley MB, St Thomas's - Labour resigned- 4 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, UKIP
East Staffordshire BC, Burton - Liberal Democrat resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP
Forest of Dean DC, Lydbrook & Ruardean - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
Oldham MB, Failsworth East - Labour resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
Uttlesford DC, Elsenham & Henham - 2 Liberal Democrat resigned - 12 candidates: 2 Con, 2 Lab, 2 LD, 2 Green, 2 UKIP, 2 Residents

17th February - 1Wokingham UA, Emmbrook - Conservative resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP

21st February - 1Basingstoke & Deane BC, Winklebury - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, LD

23rd February - 3Epping Forest DC, Chigwell Village - Conservative resigned - 2 candidates: Con, LD
Kettering BC, Barton - Conservative sitting as Independent resigned - 4 candidates: Con, LD, Green, UKIP
South Hams DC, Charterlands - Conservative resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green

2nd March - 4Christchurch BC, Mudeford & Friars Cliff - Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, UKIP, Ind
Redcar & Cleveland UA, Hutton - Conservative resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP
Redcar & Cleveland UA, Newcomen - Liberal Democrat died - 6 candidates: Con; Lab, LD, UKIP, 2 Ind
Salford MB, Kersal - Labour died - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP, Ind

9th March - 7Broxbourne BC, Waltham Cross - Labour died
Derby UA, Derwent - UKIP died - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP
East Hertfordshire DC, Hertford Castle - Conservative resigned
Harrow LB, Roxbourne - Labour died
Rutland UA, Exton - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, LD, UKIP
Stratford-on-Avon DC, Red Horse - Conservative resigned - 4 candidates: Con, LD, Green, UKIP
West Oxfordshire DC, Hailey, Minster Lovell & Leafield - Conservative died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP

16th March - 4Blackpool UA, Warbeck - Conservative died
Breckland DC, Saham Toney - Conservative resigned
Newcastle-upon-Tyne MB, South Heaton - Labour resigned
South Ribble BC, Walton-le-Dale East - Conservative sitting as Independent resigned

Not yet called - 14Aylesbury Vale DC, Elmhurst - UKIP resigned around 21st December
Blackburn with Darwen UA, Higher Croft - Labour died around 11th January
Calderdale MB, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe - Conservative died 27th January
Doncaster MB, Norton & Askern - Labour died 16th August
Havant BC, Emsworth - Conservative died 10th November
Herefordshire UA, Leominster South - Independent died 16th December
Preston BC, Preston Rural East - Conservative died 19th November
Rugby BC, Coton & Boughton - Conservative resigned 12th January
Rugby BC, New Bilton - Labour resigned around 2nd February
Stevenage BC, Roebuck - Labour died around 7th January
Stratford-on-Avon DC, Ettington - Conservative to resign probably during March
Tendring DC, St James - UKIP sitting as Coastal Independent died around 18th January
West Somerset DC, Dunster & Timberscombe - Conservative resigned 7th February
Wirral MB, Claughton - Labour died 8th February    

Vacancies subject to "6 month" rule - 29
Buckinghamshire CC, Amersham & Chesham Bois - Conservative died
Durham UA, Chester-Le-Street - Labour resigned
Durham UA, Coxhoe - Labour resigned 
Essex CC, Halstead - Conservative died
Gloucestershire CC, Drybrook & Lydbrook - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned
Hampshire CC, Bedhampton & Leigh Park - UKIP resigned
Hertfordshire CC, Broadwater - Labour died
Isle of Wight UA, Arreton & Newchurch - Independent died
Lancashire CC, Great Harwood - Labour resigned
Lancashire CC, Lancaster Rural North - Conservative resigned
Lincolnshire CC, Mablethorpe South - UKIP resigned
Norfolk CC, Lothingland - UKIP died
North Yorkshire CC, Richmondshire North - Conservative died
Suffolk CC,  Lowestoft South - UKIP resigned
West Sussex CC, East Grinstead South & Ashurst Wood - Conservative resigned
West Sussex CC, Roffey - Conservative sitting as Independent resigned
Worcestershire CC, Redditch South - Conservative resigned

Aberdeenshire UA, Aboyne, Upper Deeside & Donside - Conservative resigned
Aberdeenshire UA, Peterhead South & Cruden - Independent due to resign end of January
Fife UA, Kirkcaldy East - Labour died
Highland UA, Wick - SNP resigned
Renfrewshire UA, Houston, Crosslee & Linwood - Labour resigned

Bridgend UA, Cornelly - Independent resigned
Cardiff UA, Cyncoed - Liberal Democrat resigned
Cardiff UA, Llandaff North - Labour resigned
Denbighshire UA, Denbigh Lower - Independent
Flintshire UA, Caerwys - Conservative resigned
Isle of Anglesey UA, Lliwgy - Independent resigned
Powys UA, Builth - Independent resigned

1 comment:

  1. This is quite something. If only my country would always be this ready years before the next elections instead of a few months too. This is a great lesson here.

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