Cumbria county council: Byelection on 24 May in Aspatria and Wharrels division after the resignation of Conservative councillor Mike Johnson who has become an employee of the council and would have been disqualified. Term ends 2013.
Liverpool city council: There are two vacancies. Allerton and Hunts Cross ward has a vacant seat after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Vera Best, who has since died. Riverside ward has a seat vacant due to the disqualification of Joe Anderson, the Labour Party group leader, who was elected Mayor. Both terms end in 2014.
Eastbourne borough council: Byelection in Meads ward on 31 May after the resignation of Conservative councillor Nigel Goodyear, who is to stand (as an Independent candidate) for Police and Crime Commissioner. Term ends 2015.
Elmbridge borough council: The May election in Esher ward has been postponed to 21 June after the death of Bruce King, who had been nominated as a Labour candidate. The seat is held by the Conservatives.
Bournemouth borough council: Byelection on 31 May in Redhill and Northbourne ward after the resignation of former council leader Peter Charon, a Conservative councillor. Term ends 2015. Meanwhile Sue Anderson, who was elected as a Conservative councillor in Moordown ward, has been suspended from the group over comments made on Twitter supporting the English Defence League.
Worcester city council: The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have signed an agreement to work together to provide a stable administration; however it is not a coalition agreement so it is likely that there will be an all-Conservative cabinet.
Fife council: Negotiations over the council leadership are making progress, with the Independent councillors apparently willing to support a Labour administration, while the Scottish National Party and Liberal Democrats are willing to reform their coalition which has run the council for the past five years.
Midlothian council: The Scottish National Party has secured the support of the Independent and Scottish Green Party councillors to form an administration. The Independent councillor Peter de Vink will be part of the administration.