A list of upcoming council by elections and vacant seats

Link also to >>> Council Election results June 2015 - April 2016

Collated by MiddleEnglander

There are currently 18 vacancies which will not be filled on 5th May together with 1 deferred election following the death of a candidate.

19th May - 1
Merton LB, St Helier - Labour died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP

26th May - 2
Hambleton DC, Northallerton South - Conservative died
North Yorkshire CC, Northallerton - Conservative died

2nd June - 4
Argyll & Bute UA, Oban North & Lorn - SNP sitting as Independent resigned
Denbighshire UA, Diserth - Conservative died
Denbighshire UA, Lower Denbigh - Independent died
Dorset CC, Sherborne Rural - Conservative resigned

9th June - 1North East Lincolnshire UA, South - Labour resigned

Not yet called - 10Caerphilly UA, Gilfach - Labour resigned around 14th April
Cornwall UA, Newquay Treviglas - UKIP resigned on 8th April
Eden DC, Appleby (Appleby) - Independent died 20th April
Essex CC, Basildon Laindon Park & Fryerns - Labour died 7th April
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk BC, Valley Hill - Independent died 24th April 
Lambeth LB, Gypsy Hill - Labour died 23rd April
Luton UA, High Town - Labour resigned 11th April
Newark & Sherwood DC, Balderton South - Conservative died 13th March
Wiltshire UA, Trowbridge Grove - Independent died around 3rd April
Vale of Glamorgan UA, Rhoose - Independent killed in motor accident 31st March

Deferred Elections

2nd June -1
Rushmoor BC, Aldershot Park - Labour seat