Essex: Clacton East division, impending after Tendring First councillor Pierre Oxley was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment (suspended) for fraud. He will be disqualified on 22 February if he does not appeal. Term ends 2017.
Melton: Egerton ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Peter Faulkner. Term ends 2019.
Date for byelection
Havant: The byelection due in Bondfields ward will be held on 3 March.
Rutland: The byelection due in Whissendine ward will be held on 3 March.