The latest information about other local council electoral matters is as follows:
Blaby district council: Antony Moseley was elected councillor for Blaby South ward on 25 November, holding the seat for the Liberal Democrats.
East of England
East Hertfordshire district council: Byelection on 23 December in Sawbridgeworth ward due to the resignation of Independent councillor Nigel Clark. The term ends May 2011 but the resignation was before the cut-off date so a byelection may still be held.
Harlow borough council: There are two vacancies, in Staple Tye and in Sumners and Kingsmoor ward, due to the resignations of husband and wife Conservative councillors Lee and Sarah Dangerfield respectively. In both cases their resignation comes within six months of the end of their term and so no byelections will be held.
Norfolk county council: Vacancy in Humbleyard division due to the impending resignation of Conservative councillor and council leader Daniel Cox who is moving to India. Term ends 2013.
South Norfolk district council: Vacancy in Rustens ward due to the impending resignation of Conservative councillor Daniel Cox who is moving to India. Term ends May 2011; as his formal resignation will be within six months of the ordinary election, no byelection can be held.
Thurrock borough council: Emma Colgate, who was elected for the British National Party in Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park ward, has left the party to sit as an ungrouped Independent councillor. She cited concerns with the party leadership as the reason for her move.
Tower Hamlets borough council: Byelection on 16 December in Spitalfields and Banglatown ward after the disqualification of Lutfur Rahman on election as Mayor of Tower Hamlets. He had been elected for the Labour Party but was expelled when he stood as an Independent against the Labour candidate for Mayor.
Stockton-on-Tees borough council: There are three vacancies. First, Billingham East ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Alex Cunningham, now MP for Stockton North. Second, Ingleby Barwick East ward, caused by the resignation of Ingleby Barwick Independent Society member Andrew Larkin. Third, Mandale and Victoria ward, after the death of councillor Allison Trainer, who was a member of the Thornaby Independent Association. All three terms end in May 2011.
Ribble Valley borough council: Vacancy in Salthill ward after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Simon Farnsworth, who has not attended any meeting of the council for six months. With less than six months to go before the next council elections, no byelection will be held.
Kent county council: Byelection on 16 December in Dover Town division following the death of Roger Frayne. There are also vacancies in Romney Marsh division following the death of Willie Richardson, and in Tonbridge division following the death of Godfrey Horne MBE. All three were Conservatives and both terms end in 2013.
New Forest district council: Vacancy in Marchwood ward after the death of Conservative councillor Alan Shotter. Term ends May 2011; as his death occurred more than six months before the end of the term, there may be a byelection.
Shepway district council: Vacancy in Lydd ward after the death of Conservative councillor Willie Richardson. As the vacancy has occurred within six months of the day on which his term was due to end in May 2011, there will be no byelection.
Winchester city council: Vacancy in Oliver’s Battery and Badger Farm ward after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor David Spender. Term ends 2012. The Liberal Democrats will lose their overall majority if they fail to keep the seat.
Cornwall council: Vacancy in Camborne North ward after the resignation of Bill Jenkin who was elected as a Conservative but was sitting as a non-aligned councillor after legal troubles. Term ends 2013.
Wiltshire council: Byelection on Tuesday 21 December in Bromham, Rowde and Potterne ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Philip Brown, who has pleaded guilty to fraud and theft. Term ends 2013.
Bromsgrove borough council: Byelection on 16 December in Marlbrook ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor George Lord. Lord’s sudden resignation was prompted by allegations of inappropriate behaviour to members of staff. Term ends May 2011.
Solihull borough council: Vacancy in Olton ward after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Honor Cox. Term ends 2012. The Liberal Democrat/Labour coalition which runs Solihull may be endangered if the Conservatives win.
Worcestershire county council: Tony Miller was elected councillor for Bowbrook division on 25 November, holding the seat for the Conservatives. There is a second byelection on 16 December in Alvechurch division after the resignation of Conservative councillor George Lord. Lord’s sudden resignation (he was leader of the council at the time) was prompted by allegations of inappropriate behaviour to members of staff.Term ends 2013.
Yorkshire and the Humber
Bradford city council: Conservative Party candidate Russell Brown was elected councillor for Worth Valley ward, which includes Haworth, on 25 November, holding the seat for his party.
Ceredigion county council: Byelection on Tuesday 30 November in Ciliau Aeron division after the disqualification of Plaid Cymru councillor Moelfryn Maskell, who was found by the Adjudication Panel of Wales to have misused his position in relation to planning applications. Term ends 2012.