North Kesteven: The byelection in Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham ward held on 26 May was won by Bob Oldershaw. Lincolnshire Independents gain from Conservative.
Redbridge: The postponed poll in Mayfield ward held on 26 May was won by Labour candidates Jas Athwal, Tanweer Khan and Vanisha Solanki. This frees Jas Athwal to retain the leadership of the council which he has held since 2014.
Spelthorne: The byelection in Laleham and Shepperton Green ward held on 25 May was won by Stuart Whitmore. Green Party gain from Conservative.
Changes of allegiance
Ashford: Callum Knowles, who was elected for the Conservatives in Tenterden South ward, has left the party at the end of his Mayoral year, and is sitting as an Independent councillor. His move removes the Conservatives’ overall majority. It is also noted that Winston Michael (Goat Lees ward), who had been a member of the Ashford Independents group, has left it.
Hyndburn: The latest to leave the Labour group and sit as an Independent councillor is June Harrison (Barnfield ward).
Melton: Peter Faulkner, who was elected for the Conservatives in Melton Egerton ward, has left the party after the end of his Mayoral year, to sit as an Independent councillor.