Wakefield

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 54 Seats +/- +3
Conservative Seats 6 Seats +/- -6
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 2 Seats +/- +2
Independent Seats 1 Seats +/- +1

Council background

Type
Metropolitan District Council
Seats up
21 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Wakefield Metropolitan District Council

12.11.2014

17:33

Plea to save children's centres

Parents plead to save a children's centre that is threatened with closure.

07.08.2014

08:14

£3m lottery boost for castle ruins

A scheme to preserve the ruins of a medieval castle is given a £3m boost.

29.07.2014

14:41

Green light for market move plan

Plans to knock down a multi-million pound market open for just six years are approved by Wakefield Council.

08.07.2014

18:31

Fourteen children's centres face axe

Fourteen children's centres face the axe as Wakefield Council looks to slash £185m from its budget.

23.05.2014

18:15

Labour takes control in Bradford

Labour is in control of Bradford Council for the first time in 15 years.
14:31

Ossett recount UKIP win

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Following a recount, UKIP have won another seat in Wakefield - this time in Ossett, according to BBC Radio Leeds reporter, Tracy Gee.

14:24

UKIP win Wakefield seat

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UKIP snap up a seat in the labour stronghold Wakefield.

Radio Leeds' Tracy Gee says: Wakefield election: UKIP CANDIDATE WIN. Wrenthorpe & Outwood West, David Dews elected. Conservative loss.

14:11

Tory leader ousted

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Tory leader Geoff Walsh is ousted from his Pontefract seat on Wakefield Council.

The Pontefract and Castleford Express tweeted: Huge celebrations from Labour party as Geoff Walsh (Tory leader) loses his #Pontefract South seat #wakeyelections

13:13

'I think I've won'

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Tracy Gee reports from Wakefield: Spoken to UKIP candidate Nick Farmer #Ossett who said "I think I've won." He was in shock. This is an UNCONFIRMED result though.

12:59

UKIP win in Wakefield?

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Speculation, but unconfirmed, that Labour have won the Crofton, Ryhill and Walton seat #Wakefield, tweets Tracy Gee.

She adds: Told UKIP took a lot of votes.

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