Sandwell: Steven Frear, who was elected for the Labour Party in Bristnall ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
Stafford: William Taylor, who was elected for the Conservatives in Highfields and Western Downs ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
Tendring: Two councillors elected for the UK Independence Party in Golf Green ward have joined the Conservative Party. They are Roy Raby and Kevin Watson. The Conservatives now have exactly half of the councillors but continue to run the council in coalition with the Independent group.
Cannock Chase: Hednesford South ward, after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Joanne Christian who failed to attend any meetings of the council in six months. Term ends 2019.
Herefordshire: Golden Valley South ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Graham Powell. Term ends 2019.
Mid Devon: Westexe ward, after the resignation of Independent councillor Jonathan Smith who was elected for the UK Independence Party. Term ends 2019.