A list of council elections due & vacant seats

Collated by MiddleEnglander

There is 1 deferred elections for 3 seats remaining in June together with another 2 local council by-elections. A total of 24 by-elections have already been called in July along with 6 in August. In addition there are a further 13 known vacancies and impending vacancies, 10 in England, 1 in Scotland and 2 in Wales. Of the total 45 vacancies 11 are as a result of the resignations of the sitting councillors as they are now MPs.

Deferred elections:

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 - 8
East Sussex CC, Old Hastings & Tressal - Labour died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green
Gwynedd UA, Morfa Nefyn - Plaid Cymru resigned (now MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd) - 2 candidates: Plaid Cymru, Llais Gwynedd
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- nominations appear to be subject to the Official Secrets Act
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 - candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Green
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 - 5
Blackburn with Darwen UA, Mill Hill - Labour resigned
Caerphilly UA, New Trdegar - Labour resined (now MP for Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney)
Elmbridge BC, Long Ditton - Liberal Democrat resigned
North East Lincolnshire UA, Croft Baker - Labour died
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)

6th August - 5
Glasgow UA, Anderston / City - SNP resigned (now MP for West Dunbartonshire)
Glasgow UA, Calton - SNP resigned (now MP for Glasgow Central)
Glasgow UA, Craigton - SNP resigned
Glasgow UA, Langside - Green resigned
South Lanarkshire UA, Hamilton South - SNP resigned (now MP for Lanark & Hamilton East)

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

Known vacancies in England - 10
Barnsley MB, Dearne North - Labour died 23rd May
Cornwall UA, Camborne Pendarves - UKIP resigned around 10th June
Derbyshire CC, Derwent Valley - Conservative died 5th May
Durham UA, Shotton & South Hetton - Labour died 23rd May
Northumberland UA, College - Labour died around 15th April
Peterborough UA, West - Conservative resigned around 10th April
Sandwell MB, Blackheath - Labour died 15th June
Tunbridge Wells BC, Southborough North - Conservative died 29th May
West Oxfordshire DC, Witney North - Conservative sitting as Independent resigned around 17th June
Wychavon DC, Droitwich East - Conservative died 19th May

Known vacancies in Scotland - 1
Aberdeen UA, George Street / Harbour - SNP impending resignation

Known vacancies in Wales - 2
Caerphilly UA, Bedwas, Trethomas & Machen - Labour died 7th May
Caerphilly UA, Cross Keys - Labour resigned 14th May