Derby city council: Vacancy in Abbey ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Deirdre Mitchell due to ill health. As her term was due to end in May 2010 and she has resigned with less than six months left, there can be no byelection to replace her.
Mansfield district council: There are two vacancies: in Portland ward, after the death of Tom Appleby, and in Sherwood ward, after the death of Norman Cook. Both councillors were members of Mansfield Independent Forum and both seats have terms ending in 2011.
Tendring district council: A split in the ‘Community Representatives’ group, has seen Cllr John Brown (Ramsey and Parkeston ward) resign from the group. The Community Representatives support the Conservative minority administration on the council, but Cllr Brown has the balance of power: if he votes with the opposition, the council leadership will be defeated.
Southwark borough council: Vacancy in The Lane ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Susan Elan Jones who has been selected as Parliamentary candidate for Clwyd South. No byelection can be held as her term was due to expire in May 2010.
Pendle borough council: Vacancy in Brierfield ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Naseem Shabnam who had been criticized for poor attendance. As her term was due to expire in May 2010, there can be no byelection.
Hastings borough council: The byelection in St Helens ward on 10 December was won by Simon Corello, who held the seat for the Conservatives with a small majority after a large swing to the Labour Party.
Rushmoor district council: The Labour Party candidate Alexander Crawford won the byelection in Heron Wood on 10 December, gaining the seat from the Liberal Democrats.
West Oxfordshire district council: Vacancy in Carterton North West ward after the death of Conservative councillor Dave King. As his term was due to end in May next year, there will be no byelection to fill the vacancy.
Worthing borough council: Impending vacancies in Marine ward and Salvington ward, due to the resignations (respectively) of outgoing council leader Keith Mercer and his wife Dr Heather Mercer (both Conservatives) who are emigrating to Cyprus where Heather Mercer is to take up a university post. Terms ends in May 2010 (Salvington) and 2011 (Marine). The Salvington vacancy cannot now be filled by a byelection as it is within six months of the end of the term.
Gloucester city council: Vacancy in Barton and Tredworth ward, after the death of Conservative councillor Yakub Pandor who gained the second seat in the ward in a double vacancy election at the 2008 local elections. As his term was due to end next May, there can be no byelection to fill the vacancy.
West Devon district council: The byelection in Tavistock South ward on 10 December was won by Kirstie Clish-Green of the Liberal Democrats, who gained the seat from the Conservatives.
Rugby borough council: Vacancy in Dunchurch and Knightlow ward after the death of veteran Liberal Democrat councillor Ron Ravenhall. As his term was due to end in May, there will be no byelection.
Sandwell borough council: Vacancy in Rowley ward after the resignation of former council leader Bill Thomas (Labour), who has been convicted of theft. As his term was due to end in May 2010, there will be no byelection.
East Dunbartonshire council: Ashay Ghai of the Liberal Democrats was elected councillor for ward no. 3 (Bearsden South) at a byelection on 10 December, gaining a seat from the Conservatives and putting the Conservative/Labour coalition administration on the council into a minority.