England council results

Elections were held in 161 local authorities on Thursday 22 May.

Councils Seats
Party Total Change +/- Total Change +/-
Labour English councils 82 English councils +/- +6 Seats 2121 Seats +/- +324
Conservative English councils 41 English councils +/- -11 Seats 1364 Seats +/- -236
Liberal Democrat English councils 6 English councils +/- -2 Seats 427 Seats +/- -310
United Kingdom Independence Party English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 163 Seats +/- +161
Independent English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 89 Seats +/- +36
Residents Association English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 53 Seats +/- +14
Green Party English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 38 Seats +/- +18
Vacant English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 3 Seats +/- 0
Liberal English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 2 Seats +/- -2
British National Party English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 1 Seats +/- -1
Independent Community and Health Concern English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 1 Seats +/- -2
Christian Peoples Alliance English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 0 Seats +/- 0
English Democrats English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 0 Seats +/- 0
Respect: The Unity Coalition English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 0 Seats +/- -2
Socialist English councils 0 English councils +/- 0 Seats 0 Seats +/- 0
No Overall Control English councils 32 English councils +/- +8 Seats N/A Seats +/- N/A
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Latest updates Vote 2014

02.07.2014

14:13

Tower Hamlets election

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Police officers across Tower Hamlets are being asked to make formal statements on the controversial local elections, reports Wharf.

Officers were based at all of the 100 polling stations in the borough and the force said it wants evidence from those present to build as "full a picture as possible" over the events on 22 May.

06:51

Election count 'poorly organised'

A report from the election watchdog says procedures at the vote count for the local and European elections in Tower Hamlets as "inadequately resourced and poorly organised".

01.07.2014

03:37

Council election count 'inadequate'

A review into the vote counting for the local and European elections in Tower Hamlets says the management of the count was "inadequate".

18.06.2014

15:58

Council election taken to court

A petition is submitted to the High Court calling for last month's mayoral election in Tower Hamlets to be held again.

17.06.2014

22:15

Tower Hamlets mayor defends record

The embattled mayor of Tower Hamlets says he does not believe an investigation into his council will find any serious wrongdoings.

05.06.2014

12:28

Tower Hamlet investigation

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A swift investigation into problems surrounding elections in Tower Hamlets is "vital", a senior Cabinet minister has told MPs.

Commons Leader Andrew Lansley said the Electoral Commission should act quickly to identify and report the truth of what happened in the east London borough, amid claims of voter intimidation and counting irregularities.

Counts for mayor, council and European Parliament elections were left in chaos last month as the process took more than four days.

08:29

Electoral fraud arrests

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Two men have been arrested in connection with allegations of electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets after the police received 84 complaints in relation to the local elections on 22 May.

A police officer stands outside a polling station in Tower Hamlets

Officers are examining eight suspected incidents of electoral malpractice. The Electoral Commission has also launched a review into the count.

04.06.2014

20:41

Arrests in electoral fraud probe

Two men are arrested in connection with allegations of electoral fraud at the local elections in Tower Hamlets, London.

03.06.2014

20:18

Independents take control of council

An Essex council has become the largest authority to be controlled by an independent administration.
17:38

Will UKIP's sums add up in Midlands?

UKIP claims "a political earthquake" happened in the recent elections but do the numbers really add up?
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