Southend-on-Sea: The byelection due in Milton ward will be held on 21 March.
Sutton: The byelection due in Wallington North ward will be held on 28 March.
Thurrock: The byelection due in Aveley and Uplands ward will be held on 21 March.
Sandwell: Steve Eling has stood down as council leader following his suspension from holding office by the Labour Party. He had resisted the move but the Labour group had elected a new leader and was preparing to remove him from office.