Shropshire Council

Vacancies and by-elections

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Find out more about the vacancy process.

Unitary council

Electoral division Vacancy information By-election called? By-election
information
Bridgnorth West and Tasley A notice of vacancy was published on 26 July 2022 Yes
Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 22 April 2022 Yes

 

Town council

Council name Vacancy information Vacancy
expiry date
By-election called? By-election
information
Bishops Castle  (Du Cross)

A notice of vacancy was published on 23 November 2022

13/12/2022    
Bishops Castle

A notice of vacancy was published on 22 November 2022

12/12/2022    
Clun with Chapel Lawn (Clun Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 22 November 2022

12/12/2022    
Market Drayton (North Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 11 November 2022

01/12/2022    
Market Drayton (South Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 11 October 2022

31/10/2022 Yes
Ellesmere (Thedens)

A notice of vacancy was published on 5 October 2022

25/10/2022 No  
Ellesmere (Hunter)

A notice of vacancy was published on 5 October 2022

25/10/2022 No  
Bridgnorth (Morfe Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 30 September 2022

20/10/2022 Yes
Church Stretton (South Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 28 September 2022

18/10/2022 No  
Wem (East Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 2 September 2022

22/09/2022 No  
Market Drayton (South Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 31 August 2022 

20/09/2022 No  
Ellesmere

A notice of vacancy was published on 8 July 2022

28/07/2022 No  
Much Wenlock

A notice of vacancy was published on 28 June 2022

18/07/2022 Yes
Craven Arms Town Council

A notice of vacancy was published on 28 June 2022

18/07/2022 No  
Shifnal (Rural Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 6 June 2022

24/06/2022 No  
Broseley (East Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 17 May 2022

08/06/2022 No  
Ludlow (Gallows Bank Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 11 May 2022

31/05/2022 No  
Whitchurch (North Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 10 May 2022

30/05/2022 No  
Ellesmere

A notice of vacancy was published on 28 April 2022

19/05/2022 No  
Whitchurch (North Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 28 April 2022

19/05/2022 No  
Whitchurch (South Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 28 April 2022

19/05/2022 No  
Church Stretton (South Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 27 April 2022

18/05/2022 No  
Shifnal (Rural Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 22 April 2022

13/05/2022 No  
Ellesmere

A notice of vacancy was published on 23 March 2022

12/04/2022 No  
Broseley (East Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 3 March 2022

23/03/2022 No  
Ludlow (Hayton Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 1 March 2022

21/03/2022 No  
Whitchurch (West Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 22 February 2022

14/03/2022 Yes

 

Whitchurch (South Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 22 February 2022

14/03/2022 No  
Market Drayton (North Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 14 February 2021

04/03/2022 No  
Ludlow (Gallows Bank Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 27 January 2022

11/02/2022 Yes

 

Broseley (East Ward)

A notice of vacancy was published on 20 December 2021

13/01/2022 No  
Much Wenlock (Atherton)

A notice of vacancy was published on 13 December 2021

06/01/2022 Yes

 

Much Wenlock (Toft)

A notice of vacancy was published on 13 December 2021

06/01/2022 Yes

 

Much Wenlock (Neal)

A notice of vacancy was published on 13 December 2021

06/01/2022 Yes

 

Parish council

Council name Vacancy information Vacancy
expiry date
By-election called? By-election
information
Newcastle on Clun A notice of vacancy was published on 22 November 2022 12/12/2022    
Ellesmere Rural (Dudleston Heath Ward)

 

A notice of vacancy was published on 15 November 2022 05/12/2022    

Llanymynech and Pant (Pant Ward)


A notice of vacancy was published on 15 November 2022 05/12/2022    
Kemberton A notice of vacancy was published on 14 November 2022 02/12/2022    
Kinlet A notice of vacancy was published on 14 November 2022 02/12/2022    
Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 10 November 2022 30/11/2022    
Astley
A notice of vacancy was published on 9 November 2022 29/11/2022    
Shawbury (South Ward)
A notice of vacancy was published on 31 October 2022 21/11/2022 No  
Minsterley
A notice of vacancy was published on 28 October 2022 17/11/2022 No  
Ashford Carbonell A notice of vacancy was published on 24 October 2022 11/11/2022 No  
Ellesmere Rural (Dudleston Ward)
A notice of vacancy was published on 20 October 2022 09/11/2022 No  
Badger A notice of vacancy was published on 14 October 2022 03/11/2022 No  
Ruyton XI Towns A notice of vacancy was published on 13 October 2022 02/11/2022 No  
Alveley (Love)
A notice of vacancy was published on 12 October 2022 01/11/2022 Yes
Alveley (Barker) The notice of vacancy for Councillor Barker was incorrectly posted and they have not resigned and are still a parish councillor.      
Sutton upon Tern (Booth) A notice of vacancy was published on 10 October 2022 28/10/2022 No  
Sutton upon Tern (Cant) A notice of vacancy was published on 10 October 2022 28/10/2022 No  
Milson and Neen Sollars  (Neen Sollars) A notice of vacancy was published on 10 October 2022 28/10/2022 No  
Rushbury A notice of vacancy was published on 5 October 2022 25/10/2022 No  
Stottesdon A notice of vacancy was published on 4 October 2022 24/10/2022 No  
Cheswardine
A notice of vacancy was published on 28 September 2022 18/10/2022 No  
Whitchurch Rural (Ash Ward)
A notice of vacancy was published on 27 September 2022 17/10/2022 No  
Chirbury with Brompton (Marton Ward)
A notice of vacancy was published on 26 September 14/10/2022 No  
Caynham A notice of vacancy was published on 5 September 23/09/2022 No  
Farlow A notice of vacancy was published on 1 September 2022 21/09/2022 No  
Wem Rural (Roden Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 31 August 2022 20/09/2022 No  
Wem Rural (Edstaston Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 31 August 2022 20/09/2022 No  
Pontesbury A notice of vacancy was published on 22 August 2022 12/09/2022 No  
Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 18 August 2022 08/09/2022 No  
Ford A notice of vacancy was published on 12 August 2022 02/09/2022 No  
Nash A notice of vacancy was published on 11 August 2022 01/09/2022 No  
Ford A notice of vacancy was published on 9 August 2022 30/08/2022 No  
Weston Rhyn A notice of vacancy was published on 5 August 2022 25/08/2022 No  
Grinshill (Powell) A notice of vacancy was published on 2 August 2022 22/08/2022 No  
Grinshill (Lewis) A notice of vacancy was published on 2 August 2022 22/08/2022 No  
Hodnet A notice of vacancy was published on 29 July 2022 18/08/2022 No  
Baschurch Parish Council (Baschurch Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 16 August 2022 16/08/2022 No  
Stockton A notice of vacancy was published on 25 July 2022 12/08/2022 No  
Astley Abbotts Parish Council A notice of vacancy was published on 21 July 2022 10/08/2022 No  
Billlingsley A notice of vacancy was published on 21 July 2022 10/08/2022 No  
Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 20 July 2022 09/08/2022 No  
Hopton Wafers A notice of vacancy was published on 15 July 2022 04/08/2022 No  
Loppington A notice of vacancy was published on 8 July 2022 28/07/2022 No  
Loppington A notice of vacancy was published on 8 July 2022 28/07/2022 No  
Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 4 July 2022 22/07/2022 No  
Worthern with Shelve (Worthern Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 4 July 2022 22/07/2022 No  
Condover Parish Council (Dorrington Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 28 June 2022 18/07/2022 No  

Albrighton

A notice of vacancy was published on 22 June 2022 12/07/2022

Yes - no valid nominations received for 8 September by-election. Re-run scheduled for 6 October. No valid nominations received for 6 October by-election. Re-run scheduled for 10 November. No valid nominations received for 10 November by-election. Re-run to be rescheduled for 1 December.

 

Notice of uncontested election

Notice of uncontested election (first re-run)

Notice of uncontested election (second re-run)

Notice of uncontested election (third re-run)

Ford Parish Council A notice of vacancy was published on 17 June 2022 07/07/2022 No

 

Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 15 June 2022 05/07/2022 No

 

Ditton Priors A notice of vacancy was published on 16 June 2022 06/07/2022 No

 

Prees A notice of vacancy was published on 13 June 2022 01/07/2022 No

 

Cound A notice of vacancy was published on 8 June 2022 28/06/2022 No

 

Ryton and Grindle (Somerville) A notice of vacancy was published on 6 June 2022 24/06/2022 No  
Ryton and Grindle (Williams) A notice of vacancy was published on 6 June 2022 24/06/2022 No  
Knockin A notice of vacancy was published on 31 May 2022 22/06/2022 No  
Hinstock A notice of vacancy was published on 24 May 2022 15/06/2022 No

 

Westbury (Westbury Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 23 May 2022 14/06/2022 No

 

Chetton A notice of vacancy was published on 18 May 2022 09/06/2022 No

 

Albrighton A notice of vacancy was published on 11 May 2022 31/05/2022 Yes

 

Baschurch (Baschurch Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 9 May 2022 27/05/2022 No

 

Baschurch (Weston Lullingfields Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 9 May 2022 27/05/2022 No

 

Diddlebury A notice of vacancy was published on 6 May 2022 26/05/2022 Yes

 

Oswestry Rural (Morda with Sweeney Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 3 May 2022 23/05/2022 No

 

Clee St Margaret A notice of vacancy was published on 28 April 2022 19/05/2022 Yes

 

Hopesay A notice of vacancy was published on 26 April 2022 17/05/2022 No

 

Knockin A notice of vacancy was published on 20 April 2022 11/05/2022 No

 

Alberbury with Cardeston A notice of vacancy was published on 19 April 2022 10/05/2022 No

 

Condover (Condover Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 19 April 2022 10/05/2022 No

 

Hodnet A notice of vacancy was published on 19 April 2022 10/05/2022

No

 

Alveley A notice of vacancy was published on 14 April 2022 09/05/2022 No

 

Ruyton XI Towns A notice of vacancy was published on 13 April 2022 06/05/2022 No

 

West Felton A notice of vacancy was published on 7 April 2022 29/04/2022 No

 

Oswestry Rural (Morda with Sweeney Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 7 April 2022 29/04/2022 No

 

Donington A notice of vacancy was published on 7 April 2022 29/04/2022 No

 

Chetton A notice of vacancy was published on 1 April 2022 25/04/2022 No

 

Billingsley A notice of vacancy was published on 28 March 2022 19/04/2022 No

 

Hodnet A notice of vacancy was published on 25 March 2022 14/04/2022 No

 

Pontesbury (Cruckton Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 22 March 2022 11/04/2022 No

 

Claverley A notice of vacancy was published on 16 March 2022 05/04/2022 No

 

Myddle, Broughton and Harmer Hill (Harmer Hill Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 09 March 2022 01/04/2022 No

 

Ruyton XI Towns A notice of vacancy was published on 09 Mairch 2022 29/03/2022 No

 

Hopesay A notice of vacancy was published on 3 March 2022 23/03/2022 No

 

Bucknell A notice of vacancy was published on 24 February 2022 16/03/2022 No

 

Great Hanwood A notice of vacancy was published on 23 February 2022 15/03/2022 No

 

Morville A notice of vacancy was published on 21 February 2022 11/03/2022 No

 

Baschurch (Baschurch Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 17 February 2022 09/03/2022 No

 

Coreley (Sylvester) A notice of vacancy was published on 7 February 2021 25/02/2022 No

 

Coreley (Jones) A notice of vacancy was published on 7 February 2021 25/02/2022 No

 

Sheriffhales A notice of vacancy was published on 4 February 2021 24/02/2022 No

 

West Felton A notice of vacancy was published on 2 February 2022 22/02/2022 No

 

Weston Rhyn (Bright) A notice of vacancy was published on 31 January 2022 18/02/2022 No

 

Weston Rhyn (Syrett) A notice of vacancy was published on 31 January 2022 18/02/2022 No

 

Selattyn and Gobowen A notice of vacancy was published on 31 January 2022 18/02/2022 No

 

Ellesmere Rural (Dudleston Heath Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 27 January 2022 16/02/2022 No

 

Clee St Margaret A notice of vacancy was published on 24 January 2022 Notice expiry date 11 February 2022 Yes

 

Condover (Dorrington Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 25 January 14/02/2022 No

 

Myddle, Broughton & Harmer Hill A notice of vacancy was published on 17 January 2022 04/02/2022 No

 

Highley A notice of vacancy was published on 14 January 2022 03/02/2022 No

 

Atcham A notice of vacancy was published on 13 January 2022 02/02/2022 No

 

Whitchurch Rural (Tilstock Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 23 December 2021 18/01/2022 No

 

Bomere Heath and District A notice of vacancy was published on 16 December 2021 11/01/2022 No

 

Aston Eyre (Caine) A notice of vacancy was published on 26 November 2021 16/12/2021

Yes – no valid nominations received for 17 February by-election. Re-run scheduled for 24 March 2022.

No valid nominations received for 24 March, re-run to be rescheduled

No valid nominations received for 7 April, re-run to be rescheduled