Ashford: The byelection in Highfield ward held on 16 December was won by Dawnie Nilsson. Green Party gain from Conservative.
Bridgend: The byelection in Caerau division held on 16 December was won by Chris Davies. Independent gain from Labour.
Horsham: The byelection in Roffey South ward held on 16 December was won by Sam Raby. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
Lichfield: The byelection in Armitage with Handsacre ward held on 16 December was won by Richard Cross. Conservative hold.
Medway: The byelection in Rochester East ward held on 16 December was won by Lauren Edwards. Labour hold.
Middlesbrough: The byelection in North Ormesby ward held on 16 December was won by Nicky Gascoigne. Labour gain from Middlesbrough Independent Group.
Northumberland: The byelection in Hexham East division held on 16 December was won by Suzanne Fairless-Aitken. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative. The result means the Conservatives will not regain an overall majority on the council.
Telford and Wrekin: The byelection in Dawley and Aqueduct ward held on 16 December was won by Bob Wennington. Labour hold.
Walsall: The byelection in Pleck ward held on 16 December was won by Simran Cheema. Although Labour held the seat, the successful candidate was discovered after nomination to be disqualified, as she was still employed by the council on the date of nomination; she will not therefore be able to take up her seat which will remain vacant until next May’s council elections.
Moray: When the council ended up tied on the Conservatives’ motion to take control of the council from the Scottish National Party, the party leaders decided to resolve the tie by cutting a deck of cards. The Scottish National Party drew the higher card (the jack of spades) and have accordingly retained control.
Stratford-on-Avon: At separate meetings on Monday, both Warwick district council and Stratford-on-Avon district council voted to merge with each other. They have jointly applied to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to bring about the merger.