Here is an overdue update of the forthcoming local government byelections:
There are no byelections next week.
There will also be elections taking place in Bettws and St. Julians wards, Newport city council, which were postponed from 1 May after the deaths of candidates.
The Conservatives have vacancies on Lincolnshire county council, Louth wolds division after the death of Sheila Roy, on Newark and Sherwood district council, Magnus ward, after the death of former Newark MP Richard Alexander, on Shrewsbury and Atcham borough council, Pimhill ward, after the death of Brian Rees, on Shropshire county council, Market Drayton division after the death of Rod Davies, on South Norfolk district council after the death of Brian Clark-Taylor, and on Welwyn Hatfield borough council, Hatfield Central ward after the resignation of
There are Labour seats vacant in Caerphilly county borough council, Risca West ward, after the death of Keith Griffiths, on Chorley borough council, Chorley East ward, after the death of Mary Wilson, in Stafford borough council, Common ward, following the death of John Kennedy, in North East Derbyshire district council, Killamarsh West ward, following the death of Colin Robinson, in Blackpool borough council, Park ward, after the death of Les Kersh, and in Wigan borough council, Wigan West ward, after the death of Michael Baines.
Havering borough council‘s South Hornchurch ward has a vacancy after the death of veteran Residents’ Association councillor Len Long. In North East Derbyshire district council, Unstone ward is vacant following the death of Fred Hopkinson, who was an Independent councillor. Sedgefield district council‘s Sedgefield ward has a vacancy after the death of Independent councillor Jim Wayman.