Castle division (Cumbria County), held by the Liberal Democrats’ Geoff Hodgson until his death. This ward is in Carlisle, and the winner serves until 2009.
Illingworth and Mixenden ward (Calderdale Borough), which was held by Tom McElroy who was Leader of the Labour Group until his death in December 2006. The seat is for a term ending in 2008.
Pilgrims Hatch ward (Brentwood Borough), caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor Sandra Roberts due to family circumstances. The successful candidate will serve until 2008. This is a three seat ward and the other two councillors are Liberal Democrats.
Speke-Garston ward (Liverpool City Council), caused by the resignation of Danny Hughes (Liberal Democrat). The winner serves until May 2008.