The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.
Ashfield: The byelection in Sutton Junction and Harlow Wood ward held on 12 December was won by Matthew Relf. Ashfield Independents gain a seat previously held by an Independent councillor elected for Labour.
Mole Valley: Michelle Watson, who was elected for the Conservatives in Beare Green ward but left the party in June 2017 and had been a member of the Independent group, has rejoined the Conservative group. Although her move gives the Conservatives an overall majority, the Conservative/Independent coalition will continue.