Forthcoming byelections in principal local authorities, and seats vacant, appear to be as follows:
This is polling day for elections to the European Parliament and for full council elections in English county councils and some unitary councils.
Vacancies which will not be filled
The Local Elections (Ordinary Day of Elections in 2009) Order 2008 (SI 2008 No. 2857) provides that any vacancy notified after 7 November 2008 in a council due to have elections in 2009, or to be abolished will not be filled. These council vacancies will therefore not see a byelection.