The latest information about other local council electoral matters is as follows:
Bassetlaw district council: Byelection on 16 September in Worksop South ward after the death of Conservative councillor Michael Bennett. Term ends 2012. There is also a vacancy in Harworth ward after the resignation of Labour councillor John Clayton. Term ends May 2011.
Waltham Forest borough council: A recount has confirmed that there was an error in the original result declared for High Street ward in May, adding 1000 votes to the Labour total which were not actually given. As a result Labour councillor Steve Terry has had his election declared undue and Liberal Democrat candidate Mahmood Hussain has been duly elected.
Durham county council: Byelection on 30 September in Brandon ward, after the death of Labour councillor Ronnie Rodgers. A fortnight later on 14 October there will be a byelection in Deneside ward after the death of Labour former council leader Albert Nugent. Both terms end in 2013.
Gateshead borough council: There are two byelections on 23 September. That in Lobley Hill and Bensham ward comes after the death of Labour councillor and former Mayor Frank Donovan and the term ends May 2011. That in Saltwell ward comes after the resignation of Labour councillor Ian Mearns, now Member of Parliament for Gateshead, and the term ends in 2012.
Middlesbrough borough council: Bill Hawthorne, who stood as an Independent candidate, was elected councillor for Ayresome ward on 9 September. The seat he won had originally been won by another Independent who had later defected to Labour.
North Tyneside borough council: Byelection on 30 September in Battle Hill ward following the resignation of Labour councillor Mary Glindon, now MP for North Tyneside. Term ends May 2011.
Stockton-on-Tees borough council: There are two vacancies. That in Ingleby Barwick East ward is caused by the resignation of Ingleby Barwick Independent Society member Andrew Larkin. That in Mandale and Victoria ward comes after the death of councillor Allison Trainer, who was a member of the Thornaby Independent Association. Both terms end in May 2011.
Liverpool city council: Vacancy in Croxteth ward, after the death of Labour councillor and Deputy Lord Mayor Rose Bailey. There is expected to be a double vacancy election due to the impending resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Phil Moffatt who is moving to Northern Ireland. Terms end 2011 and 2012.
Rossendale borough council: There are two byelections on 7 October. In Healey and Whitworth ward, Labour councillor Roger Wilson has resigned from a term due to end in May 2011; in Irwell ward, Conservative councillor Michael Christie has resigned from a term due to end in 2014, for health reasons.
Tameside borough council: Byelection on 30 September in Longdendale ward after the death of Labour councillor Roy Oldham, who was leader of the council for 30 years. Term ends 2014. The byelection is likely to be held on 30 September.
Elmbridge borough council: There are two vacancies. That in Hersham North is for a term ending in 2012 and arises from the resignation of Conservative councillor Doug Packer, who is moving out of the borough; that in St George’s Hill ward is for a term ending May 2011 and follows the death of John Bartlett, an Independent councillor and former cabinet member.
West Sussex county council: Byelection on 7 October in Maidenbower division due to the impending resignation of former council leader Henry Smith, who is now MP for Crawley. Term ends 2013.
Winchester city council: Byelection on 14 October in St Paul ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Karen Barratt. If the Liberal Democrats do not win, then they will lose their majority on the council. Term ends May 2011.
Exeter city council: The election of 12 councillors for the 2010-2014 term on 9 September resulted in 7 Labour, 3 Conservatives and 2 Liberal Democrats being elected; the byelection in Topsham for a two year term saw Margaret Baldwin (Conservative) hold the seat for her party. The result makes Labour the largest party on the council and may well lead to a change of administration to a minority Labour.
Gwynedd county council: There are two byelections. On 30 September, Bowydd and Rhiw ward will poll after the resignation of Llais Gwynedd councillor Dafydd Hughes. A week later on 7 October, Seiont ward will poll after the death of Independent councillor Bob Anderson. Both terms end in 2012.
Isle of Anglesey council: Vacancy in Rhosneigr ward after the resignation of ‘Original Independent’ councillor and former council leader Phil Fowlie, due to ill health. Term ends 2012.