Monday, 21 August 2017

A list of upcoming council by elections and vacant seats

Collated By MiddleEnglander


There are 2 by-elections during the rest of August along with at least 25 in September - 14 in the first week alone - and 1 so far in October.  There are a further 19 known vacancies where there is as yet no date for the by-election.

29 August - 1Scarborough BC, Mulgrave - Conservative resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, Yorkshire, Ind

31 August - 1North Somerset UA, Weston-Super-Mare North Worle - North Somerset First died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab. LD, UKIP, Ind

7 September - 14
Babergh DC, Sudbury South - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, LD
Cannock Chase DC, Hednesford Green Heath - Conservative died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, UKIP, Chase Ind
Cannock Chase DC, Hednesford South - Conservative disqualified for non-attendance - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, UKIP
Colchester BC, Shrub End - Liberal Democrat resigned - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP, Ind
Croydon LB, South Norwood - Labour resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
East Cambridgeshire DC, Ely South - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, LD
Glasgow UA, Cardonald - Labour died - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, SNP, Green, Libertarian
Hereford UA, Golden Valley South - Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, 2 Ind
Lancaster BC, Skerton West - Labour resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, LD
Lewes DC, Ouse Valley & Ringmer - Conservative died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
North Lanarkshire UA, Fortissat - Conservative resigned not signed Acceptance of Office - 7 candidates: Con, Lab, SNP, Green, UKIP, Unionist, Ind
Peterborough UA, Eye, Thorney & Newborough - Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
Staffordshire CC, Hednesford & Rawnsley - Conservative died - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP, Chase Ind
Suffolk CC, St John's - Labour resigned following election as MP - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green

14 September - 3
Mid Devon DC, Westexe - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Ind
Trafford MB, Bucklow St Martin's - Labour sitting as Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
West Dorset DC, Lyme Regis & Charmouth - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, No Description

21 September - 3Chestrefield BC, Holmebrook - Labour resigned
Oadby & Wigston BC, Oadby Uplands - Labour resigned
Waveney DC, Oulton Broad - Conservative died

28 September - 5Breckland DC, Thetford Priory - Conservative resigned
Harlow DC, Toddbrook - Labour resigned
Harrogate BC, Washburn - Conservative resigned
Highland UA, Tain & Easter Ross - Liberal Democrat resigned following election as MP
Lancaster BC, Halton with Aughton - Independent resigned

12 October - 1
Aberdeenshire UA, Inverurie & District - Conservative resigned following election as MP 

Not yet called - 19
Adur DC, Mash Barn - UKIP resigned on 5 July
Arun DC, Aldwick West - Conservative died 11 August
Cheshire East UA, Crewe East - Labour resigned around 14 July
Copeland BC, Egremont South - Labour to resign 29 August
Darlington UA, Eastbourne - Labour resigned around 12 July
Durham UA, Trimdon & Thornley - Labour died 8 July
Epping Forest DC, Lower Sheering - Conservative died around 24 July
Flintshire UA, Buckley Bistre West - Labour died 7 August
Graveshm BC, Meopham North - Conservative died 11 August
Newcastle-Under-Lyme BC, Bradwell - Labour died 28 July
Nottingham UA, Bulwell Forest - Labour died 26 July
Redcar & Cleveland UA, St Germain's - Liberal Democrat died around 25 July
Salford MB, Claremount - Labour died 20 May
South Bucks, Burnham Lent Rise & Taplow - Conservative died 19 July
South Holland DC, Whaplode & Holbeach St Johns - Conservative died 7 May
St Edmunsbury BC, Chedburgh - Conservative died 13 May
Warrington UA, Chapelford & Old Hall - Labour resigned 28 July following election as MP
Warwick DC, Stoneleigh & Cubbington - Conservative resigned 17 May
Wyre BC, Rossall - Labour died 25 March