There were 6 by-elections during June 2014 with 4 seats (67%) changing hands although 2 of theses were Lincolnshire Independents (classed as Resident Groups) gaining from Independents.
* 4 Independent candidates contested 3 seats
Conservatives gained East Cambridgeshire, Soham South from an Independent; 3 Con elected in 2003 & 2007, 1 Con & 2 Ind in 2011
Labour gained South Lanarkshire, Clydesdale South from SNP on a 3½% swing since 2012; Conservative share +7½%
Lincolnshire Independent gained North Kesteven, Sleaford Quarrington & Mareham from Independent; 3 Con elected in 2003 & 2007, 2 Con & 1 Ind in 2011
Lincolnshire Independent gained North Kesteven, Westholme from Independent; single member ward elected same individual as Lab in 2003 and Ind 2007 & 2011
Conservatives retained Stratford on Avon, Southam where former Councillor was sitting as Independent; swing to Labour ~5% since May in seat party last held in 2000
Independent retained Rother, Collington on a swing of 2% from Conservatives since 2011; 2 Con elected in 2003 and 2007 although 2 Ind in 2011