The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.
Dartford: The byelection in Maypole and Leyton Cross ward held on 27 January was won by Kyle Stealey. Conservative hold.
Dartford: The byelection in Wilmington, Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley ward held on 27 January was won by George Holt. Conservative hold.
Kent: The byelection in Wilmington division held on 27 January was won by Av Sandhu. Conservative hold.
Changes of allegiance
Allerdale: Lynda Williams, who was elected as an Independent councillor for Moorclose and Mossbay ward, has left the Allerdale Independents group to found a Moorclose, Westfield and Mossbay Independents group with fellow ward councillor Stephen Stoddart.
Basildon: Elaine McDonald, who was elected for the Labour Party in Lee Chapel North ward, has left the party to sit as a non-aligned councillor.
Erewash: Michael Wallis, who was elected for the Conservatives in Oxkbrook and Borrowash ward but was suspended from the party in December 2020, has now returned.
Forest of Dean: The Independent Alliance group has split, with five members forming the Progressive Independents group and taking in an Indepndent Labour councillor and Lynn Sterry (Cinderford West ward) who has left the Labour Party.
North Warwickshire: Simon Rose, who was elected for the Labour Party in Polesworth West ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
Rother: Deirdre Earl-Williams, who was elected as an Indepedent in Bexhill Collington ward, has joined the Conservative group, while Paul Courtel who was elected in Bexhill Central ward for the Labour Party has joined the Association of Independents group.