Local elections 2012

Elections will be held in 128 local authorities in England on 3 May 2012. This table shows which councils are holding elections and how many seats will be contested in each one.

Council elections will also take place in Scotland and Wales on the same day.

England

Council Type Boundary changes Seats Seats up 3 May

Adur

District

No

Con 25

Lib Dem 2

Other 2

Con 13

Lib Dem 1

Other 1

Amber Valley

District

No

Con 28

Lab 15

BNP 2

Con 10

Lab 4

BNP 2

Barnsley

Metropolitan

No

Con 2

Lab 43

Other 14

Con 2

Lab 9

Other 10

Basildon

District

No

Con 29

Lab 11

Lib Dem 2

Con 10

Lab 4

Lib Dem 1

Basingstoke and Deane

District

No

Con 34

Lab 11

Lib Dem 13

Other 2

Con 12

Labour 4

Lib Dem 4

Bassetlaw

District

No

Con 18

Lab 27

Other 3

Con 10

Lab 5

Other 1

Birmingham

Metropolitan

No

Con 39

Lab 56

Lib Dem 24

Respect 1

Con 18

Lab 8

Lib Dem 13

Respect 1

Blackburn with Darwen

Unitary

No

Con 17

Lab 38

Lib Dem 6

Other 3

Con 7

Lab 9

Lid Dem 3

Other 3

Bolton

Metropolitan

No

Con 20

Lab 35

Lib Dem 5

Con 11

Lab 8

Lib Dem 3

Bradford

Metropolitan

No

Con 27

Lab 44

Lib Dem 11

Green 3

Other 5

Con 11

Lab 10

Lib Dem 6

Green 1

Other 2

Brentwood

District

No

Con 29

Lab 1

Lib Dem 6

Other 1

Con 10

Lib Dem 2

Other 1

Broxborne

District

Yes (-8 seats)

Con 34

Lab 3

Other 1

All seats up

Burnley

District

No

Con 5

Lab 18

Lib Dem 21

BNP 1

Con 2

Lab 3

Lib Dem 9

BNP 1

Bury

Metropolitan

No

Con 20

Lab 26

Lib Dem 5

Other 1

Con 10

Lab 4

Lib Dem 3

Other 1

Calderdale

Metropolitan

No

Con 21

Lab 13

Lib Dem 13

Other 4

Con 9

Lab 2

Lib Dem 4

Other 2

Cambridge

District

No

Lab 14

Lib Dem 25

Green 2

Other 1

Lab 4

Lib Dem 8

Green 1

Other 1

Cannock Chase

District

No

Con 13

Lab 17

Lib Dem 9

Liberal 2

Cons 4

Lab 4

Lib Dem 4

Liberal 2

Carlisle

District

No

Con 22

Lab 24

Lib Dem 4

Other 2

Con 7

Lab 6

Lib Dem 3

Other 1

Castle Point

District

No

Con 25

Other 16

Con 8

Other 5

Cheltenham

District

No

Con 12

Lib Dem 25

Other 3

Con 8

Lib Dem 11

Other 1

Cherwell

District

No

Con 43

Lab 4

Lib Dem 3

Con 17

Chorley

District

No

Con 23

Lab 20

Lib Dem 2

Other 2

Con 7

Lab 7

Lib Dem 1

Other 1

Colchester

District

No

Con 24

Lab 7

Lib Dem 26

Other 3

Con 7

Lab 3

Lib Dem 9

Other 1

Coventry

Metropolitan

No

Con 17

Lab 35

Lib Dem 1

Other 1

Con 9

Lab 7

Lib Dem 1

Other 1

Craven

District

No

Con 18

Lib Dem 3

Other 9

Con 9

Lib Dem 1

Other 2

Crawley

District

No

Con 24

Lab 13

Con 8

Lab 5

Daventry

District

Yes (-2 seats)

Con 33

Lab 2

Lib Dem 2

Other 1

All seats up

Derby

Unitary

No

Con 16

Lab 22

Lib Dem 12

Other 1

Con 6

Lab 4

Lib Dem 6

Other 1

Doncaster

Metropolitan

No

Con 9

Lab 44

Lib Dem 6

Other 4

Con 3

Lab 10

Lib Dem 4

Other 4

Dudley

Metropolitan

No

Con 43

Lab 28

UKIP 1

Con 19

Lab 6

UKIP 1

Eastleigh

District

No

Con 4

Lib Dem 38

Other 2

Con 2

Lib Dem 11

Other 2

Elmbridge

District

No

Con 35

Lib Dem 5

Residents Association 20

Con 12

Lib Dem 2

Residents Association 6

Epping Forest

District

No

Con 37

Lab 1

Lib Dem 6

BNP 1

Residents Association 10

Other 10

Con 13

Lib Dem 3

BNP 1

Residents Association 4

Other 2

Exeter

District

No

Con 11

Lab 19

Lib Dem 9

Liberal 1

Con 4

Lab 5

Lib Dem 4

Liberal 1

Fareham

District

No

Con 23

Lib Dem 7

Other 1

Con 12

Lib Dem 3

Gateshead

Metropolitan

No

Lab 50

Lib Dem 15

Liberal 1

Lab 13

Lib Dem 8

Liberal 1

Gloucester

District

No

Con 19

Lab 8

Lib Dem 9

Con 5

Lab 3

Lib Dem 2

Gosport

District

No

Con 23

Lab 3

Lib Dem 5

Other 3

Con 11

Lab 1

Lib Dem 2

Other 3

Great Yarmouth

District

No

Con 22

Lab 16

Other 1

Con 8

Lab 4

Other 1

Halton

Unitary

No

Con 3

Lab 44

Lib Dem 6

Other 3

Con 2

Lab 12

Lib Dem 3

Other 3

Harlow

District

No

Con 17

Lab 15

Lib Dem 1

Con 8

Lab 3

Lib Dem 1

Harrogate

District

No

Con 34

Lib Dem 17

Liberal 1

Other 2

Con 14

Lib Dem 1

Liberal 1

Hart

District

No

Con 19

Lib Dem 10

Other 6

Con 8

Lib Dem 3

Hartlepool

Unitary

Yes (-14 seats)

Con 4

Lab 29

Lib Dem 2

Other 12

All seats up

Hastings

District

No

Con 14

Lab 17

Lib Dem 1

Con 7

Lab 8

Lib Dem 1

Havant

District

No

Con 35

Lab 1

Lib Dem 2

Con 12

Lab 1

Lib Dem 1

Hertsmere

District

No

Con 35

Lab 4

Con 13

Lab 1

Huntingdonshire

District

No

Con 41

Lib Dem 8

UKIP 2

Other 1

Con 11

Lib Dem 3

Other 1

Hyndburn

District

No

Con 14

Lab 18

Other 3

Con 8

Lab 4

Ipswich

District

No

Con 15

Lab 28

Lib Dem 5

Con 7

Lab 8

Lib Dem 2

Kingston-upon-Hull

Unitary

No

Con 2

Lab 34

Lib Dem 22

Other 1

Con 1

Lab 7

Lib Dem 12

Kirklees

Metropolitan

No

Con 21

Lab 27

Lib Dem 14

Green 4

Other 3

Con 8

Lab 7

Lib Dem 7

Green 1

Knowsley

Metropolitan

No

Lab 59

Lib Dem 4

Lab 17

Lib Dem 4

Leeds

Metropolitan

No

Con 21

Lab 55

Lib Dem 16

Green 2

Other 5

Con 8

Lab 13

Lib Dem 9

Green 1

Other 2

Lincoln

District

No

Con 14

Lab 17

Lib Dem 1

Other 1

Con 7

Lab 3

Lib Dem 1

Liverpool

Metropolitan

No

Lab 62

Lib Dem 20

Green 2

Liberal 3

Other 2

Lab 17

Lib Dem 10

Green 1

Liberal 1

Other 1

Liverpool will also vote for a mayor on 3 May. Check candidates here

Maidstone

District

No

Con 30

Lib Dem 21

Other 4

Con 10

Lib Dem 8

Other 2

Manchester

Metropolitan

No

Lab 75

Lib Dem 21

Lab 20

Lib Dem 12

Milton Keynes

Unitary

No

Con 21

Lab 9

Lib Dem 17

Other 4

Con 7

Lab 2

Lib Dem 4

Other 4

Mole Valley

District

No

Con 17

Lib Dem 18

Other 6

Con 6

Lib Dem 4

Other 3

Newcastle-under-Lyme

District

No

Con 20

Lab 24

Lib Dem 13

UKIP 2

Other 1

Con 10

Lab 3

Lib Dem 5

UKIP 2

Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Metropolitan

No

Lab 45

Lib Dem 32

Other 1

Lab 10

Lib Dem 16

Other 1

North East Lincolnshire

Unitary

No

Con 14

Lab 20

Lib Dem 8

Con 4

Lab 4

Lib Dem 4

North Hertfordshire

District

No

Con 34

Lab 7

Lib Dem 8

Con 10

Lab 2

Lib Dem 3

North Tyneside

Metropolitan

No

Con 19

Lab 35

Lib Dem 6

Con 11

Lab 6

Lib Dem 3

Norwich

District

Yes

Con 2

Lab 18

Lib Dem 4

Green 15

Con 2

Lab 4

Lib Dem 2

Green 5

Nuneaton & Bedworth

District

No

Con 14

Lab 17

Other 3

Con 8

Lab 6

Other 3

Oldham

Metropolitan

No

Con 5

Lab 34

Lib Dem 21

Con 4

Lab 5

Lib Dem 11

Oxford

District

No

Lab 26

Lib Dem 16

Green 5

Other 1

Lab 13

Lib Dem 7

Green 3

Other 1

Pendle

District

No

Con 18

Lab 16

Lib Dem 12

BNP 2

Other 1

Con 5

Lab 6

Lib Dem 4

BNP 1

Other 1

Peterborough

Unitary

No

Con 36

Lab 6

Lib Dem 3

Eng Dem 1

Liberal 3

Other 8

Con 12

Lab 1

Lib Dem 1

Eng Dem 1

Liberal 1

Other 3

Plymouth

Unitary

No

Con 31

Lab 25

UKIP 1

Con 12

Lab 6

UKIP 1

Portsmouth

Unitary

No

Con 17

Lab 2

Lib Dem 23

Con 8

Lib Dem 6

Preston

District

No

Con 20

Lab 29

Lib Dem 6

Other 2

Con 8

Lab 8

Lib Dem 3

Other 2

Purbeck

District

No

Con 12

Lib Dem 10

Other 2

Con 3

Lib Dem 5

Reading

Unitary

No

Con 14

Lab 22

Lib Dem 6

Green 2

Other 2

Con 7

Lab 6

Lib Dem 2

Other 1

Redditch

District

No

Con 17

Lab 11

Lib Dem 1

Con 5

Lab 4

Lib Dem 1

Reigate & Banstead

District

No

Con 35

Lib Dem 3

Green 2

Residents Association 7

Other 4

Con 11

Lib Dem 1

Residents Association 4

Other 1

Rochdale

Metropolitan

No

Con 18

Lab 32

Lib Dem 10

Con 8

Lab 7

Lib Dem 5

Rochford

District

No

Con 31

Lib Dem 4

Green 2

Other 2

Con 12

Green 1

Rossendale

District

No

Con 16

Lab 17

Lib Dem 2

Other 1

Con 10

Lab 1

Lib Dem 1

Rotherham

Metropolitan

No

Con 7

Lab 54

BNP 1

Other 1

Con 4

Lab 15

BNP 1

Other 1

Rugby

District

Yes (-6 seats)

Con 29

Lab 11

Lib Dem 8

All seats up

Runnymede

District

No

Con 36

Other 6

Con 12

Other 2

Rushmoor

District

Yes (-3 seats)

Con 30

Lab 6

Lib Dem 4

UKIP 2

Salford

Metropolitan

No

Con 11

Lab 44

Lib Dem 3

Other 2

Con 5

Lab 10

Lib Dem 3

Other 2

Salford will also vote for a mayor on 3 May. Check candidates here

Sandwell

Metropolitan

No

Con 8

Lab 60

Lib Dem 1

Other 3

Con 6

Lab 16

Lib Dem 1

Other 1

Sefton

Metropolitan

No

Con 10

Lab 28

Lib Dem 23

UKIP 1

Other 4

Con 3

Lab 7

Lib Dem 9

UKIP 1

Other 2

Sheffield

Metropolitan

No

Lab 50

Lib Dem 32

Green 2

Lab 10

Lib Dem 17

Green 1

Slough

Unitary

No

Con 8

Lab 27

Lib Dem 2

Liberal 1

Other 3

Con 3

Lab 6

Lib Dem 1

Liberal 1

Other 3

Solihull

Metropolitan

No

Con 29

Lab 6

Lib Dem 12

Green 4

Con 10

Lab 1

Lib Dem 4

Green 2

South Cambridgeshire

District

No

Con 32

Lab 1

Lib Dem 18

Other 6

Con 10

Lab 1

Lib Dem 4

Other 4

South Lakeland

South Lakeland

No

Con 18

Lab 1

Lib Dem 32

Con 10

Lab 1

Lib Dem 7

South Tyneside

Metropolitan

No

Con 1

Lab 39

Lib Dem 1

UKIP 1

Other 12

Con 1

Lab 9

Lib Dem 1

Other 8

Southampton

Unitary

No

Con 26

Lab 19

Lib Dem 3

Con 14

Lab 2

Southend-on-Sea

Unitary

No

Con 28

Lab 4

Lib Dem 10

Other 9

Con 9

Lab 1

Lib Dem 3

Other 4

St Albans

District

No

Con 29

Lab 4

Lib Dem 23

Green 1

Other 1

Con 8

Lib Dem 9

Green 1

Other 1

St Helens

Metropolitan

No

Con 4

Lab 35

Lib Dem 9

Con 2

Lab 9

Lib Dem 5

Stevenage

District

No

Con 9

Lab 27

Liberal 3

Con 4

Lab 8

Liberal 1

Stockport

Metropolitan

No

Con 12

Lab 17

Lib Dem 29

Other 5

Con 4

Lab 4

Lib Dem 11

Other 2

Stratford-on-Avon

District

No

Con 34

Lib Dem 15

Other 4

Con 12

Lib Dem 5

Other 2

Stroud

District

No

Con 25

Lab 11

Lib Dem 6

Green 6

Other 3

Con 13

Lab 2

Lib Dem 2

Other 1

Sunderland

Metropolitan

No

Con 14

Lab 56

Lib Dem 1

Other 4

Con 8

Lab 14

Lib Dem 1

Other 3

Swindon

Unitary

Yes (-2 seats)

Con 37

Lab 17

Lib Dem 4

Other 1

All seats up

Tameside

Metropolitan

No

Con 8

Lab 48

Other 1

Con 4

Lab 14

Other 1

Tamworth

District

No

Con 22

Lab 7

Other 1

Con 8

Lab 2

Tandridge

District

No

Con 34

Lib Dem 6

Other 2

Con 11

Lib Dem 3

Three Rivers

District

No

Con 14

Lab 4

Lib Dem 29

Eng Dem 1

Con 5

Lab 1

Lib Dem 9

Eng Dem 1

Thurrock

Unitary

No

Con 23

Lab 24

Other 2

Con 9

Lab 7

Other 1

Trafford

Metropolitan

No

Con 37

Lab 21

Lib Dem 5

Con 13

Lab 6

Lib Dem 2

Tunbridge Wells

District

No

Con 39

Lab 1

Lib Dem 5

UKIP 1

Other 1

Con 15

Lib Dem 3

Wakefield

Metropolitan

No

Con 20

Lab 40

Other 3

Con 10

Lab 8

Other 3

Walsall

Metropolitan

No

Con 27

Lab 27

Lib Dem 5

Other 1

Con 11

Lab 7

Other 2

Warrington

Unitary

No

Con 6

Lab 34

Lib Dem 17

Con 4

Lab 8

Lib Dem 7

Watford

District

No

Con 3

Lab 6

Lib Dem 24

Green 3

Con 1

Lab 1

Lib Dem 9

Green 1

Welwyn Hatfield

District

No

Con 37

Lab 9

Lib Dem 2

Con 11

Lab 4

Lib Dem 1

West Lancashire

District

No

Con 33

Lab 21

Con 12

Lab 6

West Oxfordshire

District

No

Con 44

Lab 1

Lib Dem 4

Con 15

Lib Dem 2

Weymouth & Portland

District

No

Con 16

Lab 7

Lib Dem 10

Other 3

Con 4

Lab 2

Lib Dem 6

Wigan

Metropolitan

No

Con 5

Lab 58

Lib Dem 2

Other 10

Con 5

Lab 13

Lib Dem 1

Other 6

Winchester

District

No

Con 27

Lab 1

Lib Dem 27

Other 2

Con 6

Lib Dem 12

Other 1

Wirral

Metropolitan

No

Con 27

Lab 30

Lib Dem 9

Con 12

Lab 6

Lib Dem 4

Woking

District

No

Con 20

Lib Dem 16

Con 5

Lib Dem 7

Wokingham

Unitary

No

Con 45

Lib Dem 9

Con 15

Lib Dem 3

Wolverhampton

Metropolitan

No

Con 22

Lab 35

Lib Dem 3

Con 11

Lab 8

Lib Dem 1

Worcester

District

No

Con 18

Lab 12

Lib Dem 3

Other 2

Con 5

Lab 4

Lib Dem 1

Other 2

Worthing

District

No

Con 22

Lib Dem 11

Other 3

Con 9

Lib Dem 3

Other 2

Wyre Forest

District

No

Con 24

Lab 7

Ind. Health Concern 5

Other 6

Con 8

Lab 2

Ind. Health Concern 2

Other 2

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