Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Council by-election called in Brent

There will be a by-election in Kenton ward, in the London Borough of Brent, on Thursday 17 February 2011.

From the Harrow Observer:

A by-election has been called for the Kenton Ward following the death of Conservative Councillor Arthur Steel who died on New Year's Day.

Nomination forms are available from and must be returned to Electoral Services, Brent Council, Brent Town Hall, Forty Lane, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 9HD on any working day from Friday January, 14 until 12noon on Friday, January 21.

Kenton ward lies within the Brent North constituency, which has a Labour MP, Barry Gardiner.

The Conservatives held all three seats in the ward in the 2010 council elections. The Liberal Democrats are in third place, behind Labour. Full 2010 results here.

The timetable for the Kenton by-election is here.