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Aladdin Sane Silver badge

Re: "Local by-elections can take place at any time of year"

That specifically refers to local council by-elections.

Local by-elections are when a council seat (parish, town etc.) requires filling. Parliamentary by-elections occur following a vacancy arising in the House of Commons.

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