Derby: With the council now without a majority, there are discussions over its future leadership. The Liberal Democrat group are unwilling to go into coalition but propose a return to the committee system, a proposal supported by the Conservatives and UK Independence Party. The new Labour group leader Lisa Eldret is reaching out to other parties.
Milton Keynes: The Conservatives, who now have more councillors than Labour, are putting forward a motion to remove the Labour leader of the council Peter Marland. Labour has offered to form a coalition with the Liberal Democrats who hold the balance of power; the Liberal Democrats have not yet decided what to do.
Trafford: The Conservative group has announced it will not seek to form a coalition to hold on to control of the council, Labour are having talks with the Liberal Democrats, but have ruled out any agreement with the Green Party.