Warwick: The byelection in Whitnash ward held on 2 December was won by Adrian Barton. Whitnash Residents’ Association hold.
Wealden: The byelection in Hartfield ward held on 2 December was won by Rachel Millward. Green Party gain from Conservative.
Worthinig: The byelection in Marine ward held on 2 December was won by Vicki Wells. Labour gain from Conservative; the result may mean the Conservative administration is voted out.
Wyre Forest: The byelection in Franche and Habberley North ward held on 30 November was won by David Ross. Conservative gain from Independent Health Concern.
Changes of allegiance
Havant: Tom Moutray, who was elected for the Conservatives in Battins ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor, in opposition to government policy on COVID vaccination.
Newham: Nazir Ahmed, who was elected for the Labour Party in Little Ilford ward, has left the party; he has also been named as a candidate for the Aspire Party in next year’s Tower Hamlets elections, but is sitting as an Independent councillor.
Plymouth: Nick Kelly, who was elected for the Conservatives in Compton ward, has been suspended from the party over comments on a local murder case. He remains Leader of the Council but is sitting as an Independent member.