The following local government byelections are in the pipeline:
The Conservatives have vacancies on Barrow borough council, Newbarns ward, due to the death of Colin Liversedge, on Cheshire county council and the new Cheshire East shadow unitary council following the death of Bert Grange who represented Knutsford division, on Redcar and Cleveland council, Guisborough ward, after the death of Anne Franklin, and on Suffolk county council and Suffolk Coastal district council due to the resignation of Ben Redsell who represented Woodbridge Riverside ward on the district council and Woodbridge division on the county council. There is likely also to be a vacancy on Westminster city council, Lancaster Gate ward, should Sir Simon Milton be approved as Deputy Mayor of London for Policy and Planning.
Sedgefield district council‘s Sedgefield ward has a vacancy after the death of Independent councillor Jim Wayman. Colin Auty, an Independent and former British National Party member of Kirklees borough council for Dewsbury East ward, has also indicated his intention to resign his seat.