The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.
Gwynedd: When nominations closed for the byelection in Morfa Nefyn division, only one candidate had been nominated and Gareth Tudor Morris Jones has therefore been elected unopposed; no poll will take place on 23 May. Plaid Cymru hold.
Shropshire: The byelection in Belle Vue division held on 25 April was won by Kate Halliday. Labour hold.
Changes of allegiance
East Devon: Ian Thomas, who was elected for the Conservative Party in Trinity ward and is the leader of the council, has left the party and resigned as Leader of the Conservative group. He will remain council leader as an Independent councillor (and, confusingly, will be on the ballot on 2 May as a Conservative).
Allerdale: Keswick ward, after the death of Independent councillor Martin Pugmire. His term was to have ended next month and he was not seeking re-election.
Broxtowe: Stapleford South East ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Chris Rice who was standing for re-election.
Isle of Wight: Whippingham and Osborne division, after the resignation of Labour councillor Julia Baker-Smith who is moving to Manchester. She was elected as an Independent but joined Labour in June 2018. Term ends 2021.