A list of upcoming council by elections and vacant seats

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Collated By MiddleEnglander

There are 10 by-elections during the rest of December ahead of Christmas together with 3 already announced in January.  There are  a further 11 known vacancies - all in England - where there is as yet no date for the by-election.

15th December - 7Blackburn with Darwen UA. Higher Croft - Labour died - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, UKIP
Fife UA, Leven, Kennoway & Largo - SNP resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, SNP, Green
Powys UA, Welshpool Llanerchyddol - Independent died - 3 candidates: Con, LD, Ind
St Edmundsbury BC, Moreton Hall, Conservative resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, Ind
Taunton Deane BC, Blackdown - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, LD, No Description
Teignbridge DC, Bovey - Conservative died - 6 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP, 2 x Ind
Teignbridge DC, Chudleigh - Conservative died - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP

21st December - 1Waverley BC, Cranleigh West - Conservative died - 3 candidates: Con, LD, UKIP

22nd December - 2Dover DC, Aylesham - Labour resigned - 2 candidates: Con, Lab
Eastleigh BC, Hedge End Wildern - Liberal Democrat resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, LD

12th January - 2Sunderland MB, Sandhill - Labour disqualified for non-attendance
Three Rivers DC, Gade Valley - Conservative died

26th January -1 East Ayrshire UA, Kilmarnock East & Hurlford  SNP died

Not yet called - 10    
Bromsgrove DC, Norton - Conservative died 22nd October
Broxbourne BC, Waltham Cross - Labour died 13th October
Cheshire East UA, Bollington - Conservative resigned around 19th October
Doncaster MB, Norton & Askern - Labour died 16th August
Forest of Dean DC, Lydbrook & Ruardean - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned around 23rd November
Havant BC, Emsworth - Conservative died 10th November
Preston BC, Preston Rural East - Conservative died 19th November
Rotherham MB, Brinsworth & Catcliffe - Labour resigned 30th November
Salford MB, Kersall - Labour died 27th November
Stratford upon AvonDC, Red Horse - Conservative resigned around 2nd December
West Oxfordshire DC, Hailey, Minster Lovell & Leafield - Conservative died around 21st September

Vacancies subject to "6 month" rule - 9
Buckinghamshire CC, Amersham & Chesham Bois - Conservative died
Cardiff UA, Llandaff North - Labour resigned around 29th November
Durham UA, Coxhoe - Labour resigned 30th November
Essex CC, Halstead - Conservative died
Fife UA, Kirkcaldy East - Labour died 19th November
Gloucestershire CC, Drybrook & Lydbrook - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned around 23rd November
Highland UA, Wick - SNP resigned around 22nd November
Suffolk CC,  Lowestoft South - UKIP resigned around 23rd November
Worcestershire CC, Redditch South - Conservative resigned