Lincolnshire county council: Byelection on 2 August 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. There is also a vacancy in Nettleham and Saxilby division after the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Ray Sellars. Both terms end in 2013.
South Holland district council: There are two byelections on 2 August. The byelection in Fleet ward is caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor Shaun Keeble; the byelection in Long Sutton ward arises after the death of veteran Independent councillor Dennis Tennant. Both terms end in 2015.
Breckland district council: Karen Pettitt was elected councillor for Queen’s ward on 19 July, holding the seat for the Conservatives by 35 votes. There are another two byelections on 26 July. The first is 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. The second is in Mid Forest ward, after the resignation of Conservative councillor Bernard English due to ill health. Both terms end in 2015.
Tendring district council: Byelection on 16 August in St Bartholomews ward after the resignation of Independent councillor Chris Cowlin, who was sponsored by the Holland Residents’ Association. He was elected only in March but has found that he cannot fulfil all the duties of a councillor. Term ends 2015.
Corporation of London: Wardmote on 25 July and byelection on 26 July in Farringdon Within ward after the resignation of non-party councillor Robert Hughes-Penney. Term ends March 2013.
Woking borough council: The election result from May in Maybury and Shearwater ward has been challenged in an election petition. Labour candidate Mohammad Ali, who was defeated by 16 votes by Mohammed Bashir (Liberal Democrat), alleges various forms of electoral fraud.
Cornwall council: Vacancy in St Keverne and Meneage division after the death of Independent councillor Pam Lyne. Term ends 2013.
Stafford borough council: Chris Baron, who was elected for the Liberal Democrats in Forebridge ward, has left the party to become an Independent. However on the council the Liberal Democrats sit in a Liberal Democrat/Independent group, so her allegiance has not altered.
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.
Calderdale borough council: James Baker was elected councillor for Warley ward on 19 July. He is a member of the Liberal Democrats and follows another member of that party. 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.