Falkirk: Two members of the planning committee were charged with criminal offences, and have therefore been suspended by their parties. They are John McLuckie (Labour) and James Kerr (Conservative), both of whom represent Upper Braes ward.
Bassetlaw: The byelection due in East Retford West ward will be held on 15 November.
Harlow: The byelection due in Bush Fair ward will be held on 8 November.
Highland: The byelection due in Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh ward will be held on 6 December.
Dudley: Following the defection of Mike Attwood from Conservative to Labour in July, the Labour group successfully moved to remove the Conservative council leadership and elect a Labour administration. Labour were supported by the council’s sole Independent member, Heather Rogers (who had originally been elected for the Conservatives but left the party in March 2017).