Dates set for Lancaster City Council by-elections

Labour hope to win back two seats on Lancaster City Council in by-elections next month.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 12:30 pm
Lancaster Town Hall.

Both the vacant University and Scotforth Rural and also Carnforth and Millhead seats were won by Labour at the last elections in 2019.

It will be a four-horse race in the University ward on Thursday November 11.

Students Fabiha Askari (Labour), Jamie Payne (Green) and Zanna Ashton (Liberal Democrat) are opposed by Matthew Maxwell-Scott, Conservative county councillor for Lancaster Rural East.

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The Carnforth by-election has been called for Thursday November 25.

A fourth by-election will be held in Bare at a future date after the death in May aged 68 of Coun Stephie Barber, former leader of the Conservative group.