Chelmsford city council: Byelection on 5 December in South Woodham Elmwood and Woodville ward after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Maureen Moulds, who did not attend any meetings of the council in six months. Term ends 2015.
Lambeth borough council: Byelection on 28 November in Vassall ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Kingsley Abrams, who is devoting his time to the Parliamentary selection in Brent Central. Term ends May next year.
No updates this week.
Allerdale district council: Andrew Lawson was elected councillor for Seaton ward on 14 November. He wins for the Labour Party a seat previously held by an Independent, and as a result the Labour group’s overall majority is confirmed.
Cumbria county council: Celia Tibble was elected county councillor for Seaton division on 14 November; she gains for the Labour Party a seat previously held by an Independent. Meanwhile there is a vacancy in Carlisle Belle Vue division after the death of veteran Labour councillor Ian Stockdale. Term ends 2017.
Fylde borough council: Vacancy in St John’s ward after the death of the Deputy Mayor, Kath Harper, who was elected as an Independent candidate sponsored by the Ratepayers’ Association. Term ends 2015.
Liverpool city council: Byelection on 5 December in Riverside ward after the sudden resignation of the deputy Mayor, Labour councillor Paul Brant. Term ends 2015.
Manchester city council: Byelection on 5 December in Ancoats and Clayton ward after the death of Labour councillor Mike Carmody. Term ends 2016.
Bracknell Forest council: Byelection on 28 November in Winkfield and Cranbourne ward after the death of Conservative councillor Mary Ballin, who was executive member for planning and transport. Term ends 2015.
South Bucks district council: Byelection on 12 December in Iver Village and Richings Park ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Alan Oxley, who was the only member of his party on the council. Term ends 2015.
Rugby borough council: Byelection on 21 November in Hillmorton ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Bill Sewell, who is retiring. Term ends 2016.
Stoke-on-Trent city council: Anthony Munday was elected councillor for Baddeley, Milton and Norton ward on 14 November. He wins for the City Independents a seat previously held by the Labour Party, although the previous councillor was sitting as unaffiliated at the time of his resignation.
Highland council: Byelection on 28 November in Landward Caithness ward after the resignation of Scottish National Party councillor Alex MacLeod, who has been charged with incurring excessive expenses at his election. There will then be a byelection on 19 December in Black Isle ward after the death of Independent councillor Billy Barclay. Both terms end in 2017.
Moray council: Vacancy in Buckie ward after the resignation of Independent councillor Anne McKay. Term ends 2017. The current Independent and Conservative administration would lose its overall majority if the new councillor does not support it.