North Somerset: Caritas Charles, who was elected as an Independent councillor in Portishead East ward, has left the Independent group to sit as an ungrouped member. He is in opposition to the Independent-led administration.
Solihull: Dr Rosemary Sexton, who was elected for the Green Party in Shirley West ward, has left the party group to sit as an Independent councillor.
West Lancashire: Paul O’Neill, who was elected for the Labour Party in Up Holland ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
Waverley: Frensham, Dockenfield and Tilford ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Brian Adams. Term ends 2023.
Wirral: Leasowe and Moreton East ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Sharon Jones. Her term would have ended in May so she will not be replaced in a byelection.
Dates for byelections
Horsham: The byelection due in Denne ward will be held on 24 March.
Northumberland: The byelection due in Seghill with Seaton Delaval division will be held on 24 March.
Scarborough: The byelection due in Mayfield ward will be held on 31 March.
Test Valley: The byelection due in North Baddesley ward will be held on 24 March.
Thanet: The byelection due in Nethercourt ward will be held on 24 March.
Hartlepool: An election petition against Labour councillor Jennifer Elliott in Fens and Greatham ward has been dismissed. The petitioner, a former councillor, argued a Labour leaflet which wrongly claimed he had supported a controversial planning application was a ‘false statement of fact about his personal character’. The Court decided that it concerned his political record.