South Lanarkshire: Pat Lee, who was elected for the Scottish National Party in Clydesdale West ward, has joined Solidarity.
Tendring: A Conservative offer of a coalition administration has split the UK Independence Party group. Nine councillors have formed the ‘Tendring UKIP’ group which has gone into coalition with the Conservatives, while the remaining 13 are in opposition.
Derbyshire: Derwent Valley division, after the death of Conservative Party county councillor Mike Longden. Term ends 2017.
Durham: Shotton and South Hetton division, after the death of vice-chair of the council and Labour councillor Robin Todd. Term ends 2017.
Gwynedd: Morfa Nefyn division, after the resignation of Liz Saville Roberts, now Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd. Term ends 2017.
Hastings: St Helens ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Matthew Lock. Term ends 2018.
Aberdeenshire: The ruling ‘Aberdeenshire Alliance’ coalition, made up of Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, Independents and Labour, has broken up with several Independent councillors and the two Labour members withdrawing support. It is expected that the Scottish National Party will take control at a special meeting on 8 June.