Forest Heath district council: John Bloodworth, the Conservative Party candidate, was elected councillor for Market ward on 19 December. He held his party’s seat by three votes over the UK Independence Party candidate in a straight fight.
Southend on Sea council: Byelection on 23 January 2014 in West Leigh ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Gwen Horrigan due to ill health. Term ends 2015. The Conservatives would lose their overall majority if they do not retain the seat.
Tendring district council: There are two vacancies. Peter Bruff ward has a vacancy after the death of Conservative councillor Mitch Mitchell. St Johns ward has a vacancy after the sudden resignation of the Leader of the council, Conservative councillor Peter Halliday, who has fallen out with colleagues and with the local Member of Parliament. Both terms end in 2015.
Amber Valley borough council: Byelection on 30 January 2014 in Heanor East ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Phil Hill. There is also a vacancy in Heanor West ward after the death of Labour councillor Bob Janes. Both terms end in 2016.
West Lindsey district council: Chris Day was elected councillor for Scotter ward on 19 December. He is a member of no political party, and takes a seat previously held by the Conservative Party. There is a vacancy in the same ward after the death of Conservative councillor William Parry. Term ends 2015.
Bexley borough council: Vacancy in Sidcup ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Jackie Evans, due to ill health. No byelection will be held to replace her.
Brent borough council: Vacancy in Dudden Hill ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Rev David Clues, who has been living and working in Brighton since December 2011.
Corporation of London: There are two vacancies on the non-partisan Common Council. Castle Baynard ward has a vacancy after the resignation of Ray Catt, and Portsoken ward has a vacancy after the resignation of Shadique Gani. Both terms end in 2017.
Wiltshire council: Vacancy in Ethandune division after the death of Conservative councillor Linda Conley, who was portfolio holder for waste. Term ends 2017.
Lichfield district council: Byelection on 30 January in Chadsmead ward after the disqualification of Conservative councillor Michael Fryers, who failed to attend any meeting of the council in six months. Term ends 2015.
Torfaen county borough council: Nigel Davies was elected councillor for Croesyceiliog North division on 19 December, holding the seat for the Labour Party.
Highland council: Jennifer Barclay was elected as councillor for Black Isle ward on 19 December, succeeding her late husband. Like him she is politically Independent.
Moray council: Byelection on 30 January 2014 in Buckie ward after the resignation of Independent councillor Anne McKay. Term ends 2017. The current Independent and Conservative administration would lose its overall majority if the new councillor does not support it.