The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.
Blaenau Gwent: The byelection in Ebbw Vale South ward held on 8 February was won by Jonathan Millard, who was an Independent candidate. He succeeds a councillor elected as an Independent but who had joined the Labour Party.
Cheshire East: The byelection in Crewe Central ward held on 8 February was won by Roger Morris. Conservative gain from Labour.
Gwynedd: The byelection in Criccieth division held on 8 February was won by Siân Williams. Plaid Cymru win a seat previously held by an Independent councillor.
Blackburn with Darwen: Hussain Akhtar, who was elected for the Labour Party in Shear Brow and Corporation Park ward, but suspended from the whip in August 2023, has now returned.
Havering: Robby Misir, who was elected for the Conservatives in Marshalls and Rise Park ward, has joined Havering Residents Association. Meanwhile Philip Ruck, who was elected for the Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association in Cranham ward, and had been a member of the Havering Residents Association group, has left it to sit as an Independent councillor.
North Yorkshire: Mike Jordan, who was elected for the Conservatives in Camblesforth and Carlton division but left the party in June last year, has now joined Reform UK. He remains sitting in the NY Independent group.