A list of council elections due & vacant seats.

Collated by MiddleEnglander

There are 3 deferred elections for a total of 7 seats during the second half of June along with another 2 local council by-elections. A total of 19 by-elections have already been called in July along with 1 in August whilst there are a further 18 known vacancies and impending vacancies, 8 in England, 6 in Scotland and 4 in Wales. Of the total 40 vacancies 11 are as a result of the resignations of the sitting councillors as they are now MPs.

Deferred elections:

18th June - 2
Christchurch DC, North Highcliffe & Walkford - 2 seats (2 Conservative in 2011) - 6 candidates: 2 Con, 2 Lab, 2 UKIP
Mole Valley DC, Holmwoods - 2 seats (LD in 2011, UKIP in 2014) - 8 candidates: 2 Con, 2 LD, 2 UKIP, 2 Green

25th June - 1
South Kesteven DC, Market & West Deeping - 3 seats (1 Con, 2 Ind in 2011) - 8 candidates: 1 Con, 1 LD, 3 UKIP, 3 Ind


25th June - 1
Cambridgeshire CC, Romsey - Liberal Democrat resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green

30th June - 1
Cardiff UA, Pentrych - Conservative resigned (now MP for Cardiff North) - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Plaid Cymru, Green, Ind

2nd July - 2 
Lincolnshire CC, Grantham Barrowby - Conservative resigned (now MP for Bury St Edmunds) - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, UKIP, Lincs Ind
Richmond-on-Thames LB, Hampton Wick - Conservative resigned (now MP for Twickenham) - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, Lib, UKIP, Green, Ind

9th July - 7
East Sussex CC, Old Hastings & Tressal - Labour died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green
Hastings BC, Central St Leonards - Labour died - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green, Ind
Hastings BC, St Helens - Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green
Houslow LB, Brentford - Labour resigned (now MP for Brentford & Isleworth) - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green
Hyndburn BC, Spring Hill - Labour died
North Lanarkshire UA, Thorniewood - SNP resigned - 7 candidates: Con, Lab, SNP, UKIP, Green, Socialist, Christian
Sandwell MB, Newton - Labour resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, UKIP, Green

16th July - 7
Cumbria CC, Greystoke & Hesket - Conservative resigned
Kingston-upon-Thames LB, Grove - Liberal Democrat died
Norfolk CC, Gorleston St Andrew - UKIP disqualified
Norfolk CC, Mile Cross - Labour resigned
Rother DC, Battle Town - Conservative resigned
Tendring DC, Rush Green - UKIP resigned
Wrexham UA, Llay - Labour died

23rd July - 1
Westminster LB, Harrow Road - Labour resigned

30th July - 2
Aberdeen UA, Hilton / Woodside / Stockethill - SNP resigned (now MP for Aberdeen North)
Aberdeen UA, Kincorth / Nigg / Cove -SNP resigned (now MP for Aberdeen South)

13th August - 1
North Lanarkshire UA, Wishaw - SNP resigned (now MP for Motherwell & Wishaw)

Known vacancies in England - 8
Barnsley MB, Dearne North - Labour died 23rd May
Derbyshire CC, Derwent Valley - Conservative died 5th May
Durham UA, Shotton & South Hetton - Labour died 23rd May
North East Lincolnshire UA, Croft Baker - Labour died 18th May
Northumberland UA, College - Labour died around 15th April
Peterborough UA, West - Conservative resigned around 10th April
Tunbridge Wells BC, Southborough North - Conservative died 29th May
Wychavon DC, Droitwich East - Conservative died 19th May

Known vacancies in Scotland - 6
Aberdeen UA, George Street / Harbour - SNP impending resignation
Glasgow UA, Anderston / City - SNP resigned around 14th May now MP for West Dunbartonshire
Glasgow UA, Calton - SNP resigned around 14th May now MP for Glasgow Central
Glasgow UA, Craigton - SNP resigned around 9th June
Glasgow UA, Langside - Green resigned around 14th May
South Lanarkshire UA, Hamilton South - SNP resigned around 22nd May now MP for Lanark & Hamiton East

Known vacancies in Wales - 4
Caerphilly UA, Bedwas, Trethomas & Machen - Labour died 7th May
Caerphilly UA, Cross Keys - Labour resigned 14th May
Caerphilly UA, New Trdegar - Labour resigned 14th May now MP for Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney
Gwynedd UA, Morfa Nefyn - Plaid Cymru resigned around 15th May now MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd