These are the council vacancies known about:
There are known to be Conservative vacancies in Chiswick Riverside ward, Hounslow borough council following the death of Robert Kinghorn, in Harpenden South West division, Hertfordshire county council after the death of Iris Tarry, in Lovett and North Claines ward, Wychavon district council, following the death of Paul Coley, in Marlow North and West ward, Wycombe district council, following the resignation of Tony Dunn who has taken a politically restricted post, and Remenham and Wargrave, Wokingham borough council, following the death of Chris Schutz.
Labour seats are vacant in Holmewood and Heath ward, North East Derbyshire district council, following the death of Terry Fisher, in Masson ward, Derbyshire Dales district council, following the death of John March, in North Middleton ward, Rochdale borough council, following the death of Ian Robertson, and in Tulketh ward, Preston city council after the death of Jean Al-Seraj.
The Liberal Democrats have vacancies in Bagshot ward, Surrey Heath borough council, following the death of Bryan Ward, in Newton ward, Sandwell borough council, following the death of former group leader Martyn Smith, and in Cupernham ward, Test Valley borough council.
There is an Independent seat vacant in Llandybie ward, Carmarthenshire county council, following the death of Independent councillor Mary Thomas, and the lack of attendance of the British National Party’s James Lloyd at Sandwell borough council for six months has led to his seat being declared vacant. Green Party councillor Dr Hermione Roy has resigned from Brighton and Hove city council leaving a vacancy in Regency ward.