A list of upcoming council by elections and vacant seats

Link to >>> Council election results May 2016 - April 2017

Collated By MiddleEnglander

It still looks as though there will be just 4 by-elections during January with another 4 now known to have been called already for February.  There are  a further 16 known vacancies - all in England - where there is as yet no date for the by-election.

12th January - 2
Sunderland MB, Sandhill - Labour disqualified for non-attendance - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
Three Rivers DC, Gade Valley - Conservative died - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP

19th January - 1Bromsgrove DC, Norton - Conservative died - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, UKIP

26th January -1 East Ayrshire UA, Kilmarnock East & Hurlford  - SNP died - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, SNP, Libertarian

2nd February - 2
Rotherham MB, Brinsworth & Catcliffe - Labour resigned
Rotherham MB, Dinnington - UKIP resigned

9th February - 2Cotswold DC, Fairford North - Conservative resigned
Fylde BC, St John's - Ratepayer Disqualified

Not yet called - 16Aylesbury Vale DC, Elmhurst - UKIP resigned around 21st December
Broxbourne BC, Waltham Cross - Labour died 13th October
Cheshire East UA, Bollington - Conservative resigned around 19th October
Christchurch BC, Mudeford & Friars Cliff - Conservative resigned 22nd December
Derby UA, Derwent - UKIP died 24th December
Doncaster MB, Norton & Askern - Labour died 16th August
East Hertfordshire DC, Hertford Castle - Conservative resigned around 20th December
Forest of Dean DC, Lydbrook & Ruardean - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned around 23rd November
Havant BC, Emsworth - Conservative died 10th November
Herefordshire UA, Leominster South - Independent died 16th December
Preston BC, Preston Rural East - Conservative died 19th November
Salford MB, Kersall - Labour died 27th November
Stratford on Avon DC, Red Horse - Conservative resigned around 2nd December
Tendring DC, Great & Little Oakley - Independent resigned 16th December
Uttlesford DC, Elsenham & Henham - Liberal Democrat resigned 16th December
West Oxfordshire DC, Hailey, Minster Lovell & Leafield - Conservative died around 21st September

Vacancies subject to "6 month" rule - 11
Buckinghamshire CC, Amersham & Chesham Bois - Conservative died 24th November
Cardiff UA, Llandaff North - Labour resigned around 29th November
Denbighshire UA, Denbigh Lower - Independent died 23rd December
Durham UA, Coxhoe - Labour resigned 30th November
Essex CC, Halstead - Conservative died 4th December
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
Lincolnshire CC, Mablethorpe South - UKIP resigned 11th November
Suffolk CC,  Lowestoft South - UKIP resigned around 23rd November
Worcestershire CC, Redditch South - Conservative resigned around 7th November