Lincolnshire county council: Vacancy in Lincoln East division after the resignation of Conservative councillor Sara Cliff, who was under criticism for her poor attendance record since moving to Cambridgeshire. Term ends 2013.
Breckland district council: Carl Clark, who was elected for the Labour Party in Thetford Abbey ward, announced on Monday that he was leaving the party to sit as an Independent, citing his support for a referendum on British membership of the European Union and criticising the national leadership. He has since said that he will resign his seat to seek re-election as an Independent. There is a byelection on 19 July in Queen’s ward in Attleborough after the resignation of Conservative councillor Simon Rogers, who has moved to Cornwall; there is another byelection on 26 July in Harling and Heathlands ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Lady Kay Fisher, whose husband has a financial link with the Crown Estate who are putting forward development plans in the district. There will also be a vacancy in Mid Forest ward, after the impending resignation of Conservative councillor Bernard English due to ill health. All terms end in 2015.
Durham county council: Jimmy Alvey was elected councillor for Peterlee West division on 21 June. He gained the seat for the Labour Party; the Liberal Democrats who previously held the seat polled only 9%.
Fylde borough council: Byelection on 5 July in Heyhouses ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Peter Wood. Term ends 2015. His resignation removes, at least temporarily, the Conservative overall majority.
Liverpool city council: There are two byelections on 5 July. Allerton and Hunts Cross ward will elect a councillor after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Vera Best, who has since died. Riverside ward will elect the councillor successor of Joe Anderson, the Labour Party group leader, who was elected Mayor in May. Both terms end in 2014.
Elmbridge borough council: Tim Oliver, who had represented Esher ward for the Conservative Party in the previous term, was re-elected in the postponed poll held on 21 June. The election due in May had been delayed after the death of the Labour Party’s candidate.
Oxfordshire county council: Byelection in Cowley and Littlemore division on 12 July after the resignation of Labour councillor Sarah Hutchinson, who is finishing a Doctorate and shortly to move to London. Term ends 2013.
Stoke-on-Trent city council: Byelection on 26 July in Springfields and Trent Vale after the resignation of Labour councillor Sarah Hill, whose leadership challenge was defeated. Term ends 2015.
Yorkshire and the Humber
Calderdale borough council: Byelection on 19 July in Warley ward after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Keith Hutson. Term ends in 2015. There is an impending vacancy in Calder ward as another Liberal Democrat councillor, Nader Fekri, is moving to Turkey to join his wife; his term is due to end in 2014.