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English council by-elections, 2022–2023

Local elections were held in England on 5th May 2022, and will next be held on 4th May 2023. Between local elections, hundreds of by-elections are held to fill vacancies that arise.

Since the 2022 local elections, the Green Party, Labour Party, and Liberal Democrats have seen gains, and the Conservative Party has suffered large losses.

Party Hold Gain Loss Change
Liberal Democrats 1 7 0 7
Labour Party 17 6 1 5
Green Party 0 3 0 3
Other local parties 1 1 1 0
Independents 0 2 4 −2
Conservative Party 10 1 14 −13

Individual by-election results

The following table shows the results of all council by-elections since the previous local elections on 5th May 2022. The data comes from Andrew Teale’s Local Elections Archive Project.

Date Council Ward Result
11th August Spelthorne Laleham and Shepperton Green >
11th August Wychavon Dodderhill >
4th August Luton Dallow >
28th July Colchester Lexden and Braiswick >
28th July North East Derbyshire Pilsley and Morton >
21st July Lancaster Harbour >
21st July North Warwickshire Hartshill >
21st July South Staffordshire Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell >
20th July Basildon Nethermayne >
14th July Breckland Thetford Boudica >
14th July Coventry Binley and Willenhall >
14th July Hyndburn Overton >
14th July North Tyneside Camperdown >
14th July Rutland Oakham South >
14th July South Somerset Brympton >
14th July Wandsworth Tooting Broadway >
14th July Warwickshire Arden >
14th July Wirral Liscard >
7th July Camden Hampstead Town >
7th July Chesterfield Hollingwood and Inkersall >
7th July Epsom and Ewell West Ewell >
7th July Hackney De Beauvoir >
7th July Milton Keynes Woughton and Fishermead >
7th July Mole Valley Charlwood >
7th July Welwyn Hatfield Hatfield Central >
7th July West Sussex Worthing West >
30th June Buckinghamshire Bernwood >
30th June Croydon South Croydon >
30th June East Riding Bridlington North >
30th June Liverpool Fazakerley >
30th June Middlesbrough Berwick Hills and Pallister >
30th June Newark and Sherwood Ollerton >
30th June South Derbyshire Midway >
30th June Wyre Cleveleys Park >
23rd June Harlow Bush Fair >
23rd June Shropshire Highley >
23rd June Waverley Hindhead >
16th June Rother Brede and Udimore >
16th June Warwick Leamington Clarendon >
16th June Wyre Forest Franche and Habberley North >
9th June Breckland Mattishall >
9th June Crawley Southgate >
9th June Sevenoaks Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone >
26th May Gedling Gedling >
26th May North Kesteven Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham >
25th May Spelthorne Laleham and Shepperton Green >
19th May Lancaster Ellel >
12th May Lewes Peacehaven West >
12th May Waverley Frensham, Dockenfield and Tilford >