Friday, 29 November 2013


There are 21 by-elections identified during December, although in one seat the Conservative has been returned unopposed, and 5 already called in 2014. There are a further 12 known vacancies where there is no date as yet for the by-election.

5th December - 8
Cardiff UA, Riverside - Labour resigned
Cardiff UA, Splott & Tremorfa - Labour resigned
Chelmsford BC, South Woodham Elmwood & Woodville - Conservative disqualified following illness
Dartford BC, Swanscombe - Resident Association died
Glasgow UA, Shettleston - Labour died
Liverpool MB, Riverside - Labour resigned
Manchester MB, Ancoats & Clayton - Labour died
Nuneaton & Bedworth BC, Arbury - Labour disqualified for non-attendance

12th December - 4
Hambleton DC, Topcliffe - Conservative returned unopposed
Richmondshire DC, Hornby Castle - Conservative resigned
South Bucks DC, Iver Village & Richings Park - Lib Dem resigned
Warwickshire CC, Bedworth West - Labour died

19th December - 9
Bolton MB, Harper Green - Labour died
Fenland DC, Elm & Christchurch - Conservative died
Forest Heath DC, Market - Conservative died
Highland UA, Black Isle - Independent died
Mid Sussex DC, Haywards Heath Franklands - Conservative died
Lincolnshire CC, Scotter Rural - Conservative died
Torfaen BC, Croesyceiliog North - Labour died
West Lindsey DC, Scotter - Conservative died
West Sussex CC, Haywards Heath East - Conservative died

7th January - 1
Salford MB, Swinton South - Labour died

9th January - 2
St Edmundsbury DC, Haverhill East - Conservative died
Tonbridge & Malling DC, Borough Green & Long Mill - Conservative resigned

23rd January - 1
North Lanarkshire UA, Motherwell North - Labour died

30th January -1
Moray UA, Buckie - Independent resigned

Current known vacancies where by-election not yet called - 12
Blackpool UA, Hawes Side - Labour died 26th November
Charnwood BC, Birstall Wanlip - Conservative died 18th November
Cumbria CC, Belle Vue - Labour died 13th November
Epping Forest DC, Loughton Forest - Resident Association died 7th September
Flintshire UA, Mostyn - Independent disqualification confirmed on 5th September
Fylde BC, St John's - Ratepayer's Association died 9th November
Lichfield DC, Chadsmead - Conservative disqualified for non-attendance around 18th November
Sheffield MB, Arbourthorne - Labour died 23rd October
Southend on Sea UA, West Leigh - Conservative due to resign on 12th December
Trafford MB, Broadheath - Conservative died around 5th November
Wiltshire UA, Ethandune - Conservative died 14th October
Wolverhampton MB, Wednesfield North - Conservative died 19th October

Vacancies subject to "6 month" rule - 1
Waltham Forest LB, Higham Hill - Labour resigned on 27th November after being charged with fraud.

Thanks to MiddleEnglander for collating the information.

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