Inverclyde council: Ward 6 – Inverclyde South West, after the death of Ken Ferguson of the Scottish National Party. Term ends 2012, assuming the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Bill is passed by the Scottish Parliament.
Stockton-on-Tees borough council: Ingleby Barwick West ward, after the disqualification of Lee Narroway (then of the Ingleby Barwick Independent Society) who has been sentenced to a term of 26 weeks’ imprisonment, suspended for two years. Term ends 2011.
Angus council: Monifieth and Sidlaw ward, after the death of Scottish National Party councillor Frank Ellis. Term ends 2012, assuming the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Bill is passed by the Scottish Parliament.
Derbyshire county council: Kirk Hallam division, not a byelection but part of the county council elections postponed from 4 June due to the death of a candidate. In 2005 the division was won by Labour. Term ends 2013.
Brent borough council: Wembley Central ward, after the disqualification of Vijay Shah who has been sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment for fraud. Elected as a Liberal Democrat, he had been sitting as an Independent after he was charged. The disqualification will take effect if he does not appeal or if an appeal is turned down. Term ends 2010.
Broxtowe borough council: Brinsley ward, after Sadie Graham-Single was disqualified for failing to attend any meetings in six months. Originally elected for the British National Party, Mrs Graham-Single was expelled from the party in December 2007 and had been sitting as an Independent. Term ends 2011.