Just one contest this week. The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in Sandwell.
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The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in Harlow. But lost seats to the Green Party in Mid Sussex and East Suffolk.
The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in North East Lincolnshire. But lost a seat to the Lib Dems in Elmbridge.
The Lib Dems gained a seat from Labour in Chichester. Plaid Cymru had a gain from an independent in Gwynedd.
But this electoral Titan has an Achilles heel – tax rises which, rather than planning or HS2, are the real threat to future Chesham & Amershams.
Alex Morton: Ministers can have more houses or higher immigration. But they won’t be able to get away with both.
Annual net migration currently suggests 55,000 more homes a year since the 2014 projections – more than the entire rise planned after the housing row.
The Government’s planning proposals haven’t even gone out to consultation yet – and everyone knows that the current system’s broken.
David Gauke: Chesham and Amersham. Yes, a realignment is taking place in British politics. But it is likely to happen slowly.
Plus: Why Johnson will end lockdown in July, but is to blame for maintaining it. And: Labour. Seen as too anti-Semitic in some places… not enough in others.
The Green Party gained a seat from Labour in Norwich. The Conservatives gained a seat from the Lib Dems in Aberdeenshire.
The only contests this week were in London. Labour held two seats in Waltham Forest.
Richard Holden: Knightmare on Starmer Street. Labour loses control of Durham – held by the party for a century.
In terms of parliamentary seats, CCHQ now needs to be targeting the North East of England much more broadly for the next election.
All three contests took place in Torfaen. In one of them, Labour gained a seat from an independent.
The Conservatives gained a seat from the SNP in Perth and Kinross. Plaid Cymru held a seat in Gwynedd.
Labour held a seat in Coventry in the only contest this week. All the other by-elections were postponed.
The Conservatives lost a seat to an independent in Ashford. The Lib Dems gained a seat from an independent in Stratford-on-Avon.