A list of upcoming council by elections and vacant seats

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

Collated By MiddleEnglander

There are just 2 by-elections during the second half of January with 13 already called for February, including a "double" contest, and 2 scheduled for March.  There are  a further 16 known vacancies in England where there is as yet no date for the by-election although there are indications a number may not be held until 4th May

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 - 3East Staffordshire BC, Town - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, UKIP
Rotherham MB, Brinsworth & Catcliffe - Labour resigned - 5 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP
Rotherham MB, Dinnington - UKIP resigned - 8 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, Green, UKIP, 3 x Ind

9th February - 5Corby BC, Kingswood & Hazel Leys - Labour sitting as Independent disqualified for non-attendance - 3 candidates: Con, Lab, Green
Cotswold DC, Fairford North - Conservative resigned - 3 candidates: Con, LD, Green
Fylde BC, St John's - Ratepayer Disqualified for non-attendance - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, Green, Ratepayer
North Norfolk DC, Waterside - Conservative disqualified for non-attendance - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP
Tendring DC, Great & Little Oakley - Independent resigned - 4 candidates: Con, Lab, LD, UKIP

16th February - 5 including "double" electionCheshire East UA, Bollington - Conservative resigned
Dudley MB, St Thomas's - Labour resigned
Forest of Dean DC, Lydbrook & Ruardean - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned
Oldham MB, Failsworth East - Labour resigned
Uttlesford DC, Elsenham & Henham - 2 Liberal Democrat resigned

16th March - 2Redcar & Cleveland UA, Hutton - Conservative resigned
Redcar & Cleveland UA, Newcomen - Liberal Democrat died

Not yet called - 16Aylesbury Vale DC, Elmhurst - UKIP resigned around 21st December
Blackburn with Darwen UA, Higher Croft - Labour died around 11th January
Broxbourne BC, Waltham Cross - Labour died 13th 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
Havant BC, Emsworth - Conservative died 10th November
Herefordshire UA, Leominster South - Independent died 16th December
Preston BC, Preston Rural East - Conservative died 19th November
Rutland UA, Exton - Conservative resigned 13th January
Salford MB, Kersall - Labour died 27th November
South Ribble BC - Conservative sitting as Independent Conservative resigned 3rd January
Stevenage BC, Roebuck - Labour died around 7th January
Stratford on Avon DC, 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 - 19
Buckinghamshire CC, Amersham & Chesham Bois - Conservative died 24th November
Durham UA, Coxhoe - Labour resigned 30th November
Essex CC, Halstead - Conservative died 4th December
Gloucestershire CC, Drybrook & Lydbrook - UKIP sitting as Independent resigned around 23rd November
Hampshire CC, Bedhampton & Leigh Park - UKIP resigned around 11th January
Hertfordshire CC, Broadwater - Labour died around 7th January
Lincolnshire CC, Mablethorpe South - UKIP resigned 11th November
Norfolk CC, Lothingland - UKIP died 12th January
North Yorkshire CC, Richmondshire North - Conservative died 30th December
Suffolk CC,  Lowestoft South - UKIP resigned around 23rd November
Worcestershire CC, Redditch South - Conservative resigned around 7th November

Aberdeenshire UA, Peterhead South & Cruden - Independent due to resign end of January
Fife UA, Kirkcaldy East - Labour died 19th November
Highland UA, Wick - SNP resigned around 22nd November

Cardiff UA, Cyncoed - Liberal Democrat resigned around 28th December
Cardiff UA, Llandaff North - Labour resigned around 29th November
Denbighshire UA, Denbigh Lower - Independent died 23rd December
Flintshire UA, Caerwys - Conservative resigned around turn of the year
Isle of Anglesey UA, Lliwgy - Independent resigned 6th January