The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.
South Cambridgeshire: The byelection in Cottenham ward held on 16 March was won by Eileen Wilson, who returns to the seat she held from 2018 to 2022. Liberal Democrat hold.
Stirling: The byelection in Dunblane and Bridge of Allan ward held on 16 March was won by Robin Kleinman. Conservative gain from Scottish National Party.
Changes of allegiance
Ashford: Trish Cornish, who was elected as an Ashford Independent councillor for Park Farm North ward, has joined the Conservative Party.
Cannock Chase: Mandy Dunnett, who was elected for the Green Party in Hednesford North ward but joined the Chase Community Independents in June 2020, has now joined the Labour Party. Lisa Wilson, who was elected for the Conservatives in Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury ward, has also joined the Labour Party.
Horsham: Billy Greening, who was elected for the Conservatives in Southwater North ward, has left the party to sit as an Independent councillor.
Leicester: Patrick Kitterick, who was elected for the Labour Party in Castle ward, had the whip withdrawn earlier this week and has now joined the Green Party. Two other Labour councillors have had the whip suspended: Ross Willmott and Rita Patel (both representing Rushey Mead ward). In addition Stephan Gee (Thurncourt ward) has left the Labour Party to sit as an Independent councillor.