Islington borough council: Byelection on 11 August in St Peterâ€™s ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Shelley Coupland, who has been charged with benefit fraud and wants to clear her name. Term ends 2014.
North Yorkshire county council: Vacancy in Thornton Dale and The Wolds division after the resignation of Conservative councillor Ron Haigh, who is moving out of the county to help care for his wife. Term ends 2013.
Gwynedd county council: Elin Walker Jones of Plaid Cymru was elected councillor for Glyder division on 21 July. In keeping her party’s seat, she has ensured that Plaid Cymru has an overall majority on the council. There is also a vacancy in Diffwys and Maenofferen division after the resignation of Llais Gwynedd councillor Richard Lloyd Jones. Term ends May next year.