Walsall: Doug James, who was elected for the Labour Party in Darlaston South ward, has left the group and is sitting as an Independent councillor. Meanwhile Vera Waters (Rushall-Shelfield ward), who had the Conservative whip suspended in November 2019, has returned to the group.
Bolton: Bromley Cross ward, after the death of Conservative councillor and Leader of the Council David Greenhalgh. Term ends 2022.
Falkirk: Falkirk South ward, after the resignation of veteran Labour councillor and former Provost Pat Reid. Term ends 2022.
South Tyneside: Cleadon and East Boldon ward, after the disqualification of Independent Conservative councillor Jeff Milburn who received a suspended prison sentence. He was elected as a Conservative. Term ends 2022.