Here’s my coverage of all the local council by-election results in Britain, updated each week as the results come in. You can track the running tally of seats changing hands in my scorecard here.

I include all principal authority by-elections (i.e. borough, district, county and unitary – plus the City of London and, if there were to be a by-election  there, the Council of the Isles of Scilly). By-elections at the parish/town/community council level are not systematically reported and so are omitted from analysis, but some individual results are mentioned in the posts.

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For the annual rounds of local elections, see my LocalBase set of annual council election results.


Double Lib Dem success in Wales

Six council seats in five wards on principal authorities up for election this week, plus the Mayor of Hackney by-election this week. As well as a Lib Dem candidate in the latter, there were candidates for five of the six seats, up two on the last time these seats were up. First up a double … Read the full post »