The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.
Forest of Dean: The postponed election in the three seat Newent and Taynton ward held on 20 June was won by Julia Gooch (Independent), Gill Moseley (Liberal Democrat) and Vilnis Vesma (Liberal Democrat).
Isle of Wight: The byelection in Whippingham and Osborne ward held on 20 June was won by Stephen Hendry. Conservative gain from an Independent who had joined the Labour Party.
Merton: The byelection in Cannon Hill ward held on 20 June was won by Jenifer Gould. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour.
Neath Port Talbot: The byelection in Pelenna division held on 20 June was won by Jeremy Hurley. He stood as an Independent candidate and succeeds another Independent.
Salford: The postponed election in Walkden South ward held on 20 June was won by Joshua Brooks. Labour gain from Conservative.
Corby: Bob Rutt, who was elected for the Conservative Party in Rural West ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
Conwy: Following the recent change of administration, the political groups have restructured. An Allied Independents group has been created by two former Conservative councillors Frank Bradfield (Craig y Don division) and Donald Milne (Llandrillo yn Rhos division), together with previously unaligned councillors Gareth Jones (Craig y Don division) and Anne McCaffrey (Capelulo division). Two councillors have moved from the Independent group to join Plaid Cymru: Garffild Lloyd Lewis (Llangernyw division) and Elizabeth Roberts (Betws y Coed division).
Doncaster: Nigel Cannings, who was elected as an Independent in Tickhill and Wadworth ward, has joined the Conservative Party.
Flintshire: Kevin Hughes, who was elected as an Independent councillor in Gwernymynydd division, has joined the Liberal Democrats.
Herefordshire: The ‘True Independents’ group has been formed by Bob Matthews (Credenhill division) who had been a member of the Herefordshire Independents group. Four other councillors have joined, three of whom were previously ungrouped. The True Independents are outside the administration.
Stafford: An election petition has been lodged challenging the 2 May result in Haywoods and Hixon ward, which elected Alexander Brown (Conservative) and Brendan McKeown (Independent). The petitioners, from the Conservative Party, seek a recount as the total number of votes in the declared result is significantly less than would have been expected from the number of verified ballot papers.