Buckinghamshire: Julia Wassell, who was elected for the Liberal Democrats in Ryemead and Micklefield division, has left the party to sit as an East Wycombe Independent; however she remains in the same formal grouping as the Liberal Democrats on the council.
Wrexham: Further developments have occurred following last week’s defection of ten members of the Labour group. The ten defectees have formed their own group, as yet unnamed. Meanwhile the two Plaid Cymru councillors, who had been sitting in the Wrexham Independents group, have now formed their own separate group. Discussions on the shape of any new administration are continuing.
Wycombe: Two Liberal Democrat councillors, Julia Wassell and Matt Knight (Micklefield ward), have left the party to set up the East Wycombe Independent group.
York: Helen Douglas, who was elected for the Labour Party in Clifton ward, has joined the Conservatives following her deselection as a candidate for 2015. As a result the Labour administration no longer has an overall majority.
Wokingham: Bulmershe and Whitegates ward, in the event that Lesley Hayward declines to appeal or fails to overturn her suspended prison sentence. She was elected as a Liberal Democrat but is sitting as an Independent.
Dates for byelections
Conwy: The byelection due in Towyn division will be held on 16 October.
Fenland: The byelection due in Medworth ward will be hld on 16 October.
Forest of Dean: The byelection due in Newnham and Westdean ward will be held on 23 October.
Gloucestershire: The byekection due in Mitcheldean division will be held on 23 October.
Mid Sussex: The byelection due in Haywards Heath Lucastes ward will be held on 23 October.
Rossendale: The byelection due in Helmshore ward will be held on 16 October.
Rutland: The byelection due in Whissendine ward will be held on 16 October.
Thurrock: The byelection due in West Thurrock and South Stifford ward will be held on 16 October.
York:The byelection due in Westfield ward will take place on 16 October.