Elections were held in 279 councils in England on 7 May. The Conservatives made gains, while UKIP won control of its first council, Thanet.

Conservative have the following results:

  • 163 total councils taken.
  • +32% change in councils
  • 5,521 total seats taken.
  • +541% change in councillors

Labour have the following results:

  • 74 total councils taken.
  • -3% change in councils
  • 2,278 total seats taken.
  • -203% change in councillors

Liberal Democrat have the following results:

  • 4 total councils taken.
  • -4% change in councils
  • 658 total seats taken.
  • -411% change in councillors

UKIP have the following results:

  • 1 total councils taken.
  • +1% change in councils
  • 202 total seats taken.
  • +176% change in councillors

Residents have the following results:

  • 1 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 55 total seats taken.
  • +2% change in councillors

Independent have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • -1% change in councils
  • 517 total seats taken.
  • -125% change in councillors

Green Party have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 87 total seats taken.
  • +10% change in councillors

Liberal have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 6 total seats taken.
  • -3% change in councillors

ICHC have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 2 total seats taken.
  • -3% change in councillors

Respect have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 0 total seats taken.
  • 0% change in councillors

British National Party have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 0 total seats taken.
  • -1% change in councillors

English Democrats have the following results:

  • 0 total councils taken.
  • 0% change in councils
  • 0 total seats taken.
  • -2% change in councillors

No Overall Control have the following results:

  • 36 total councils taken.
  • -25% change in councils
  • 0 total seats taken.
  • 0% change in councillors

After 279 of 279 councils

Council A-Z

Latest updates Local elections 2015

05.05.2016

07:00

Polling stations open across England

Polling stations have opened for voting in England's local council, mayoral and police and crime commissioner elections.

03.05.2016

13:29

Will Labour keep control in Merseyside?

People across Merseyside will be heading to the polling stations on Thursday - will Labour keep control of all five councils?

04.06.2015

08:30

Council back in Conservative hands

The Conservatives are voted back into control of Walsall Council.

20.05.2015

14:15

Tories to continue running council

The Conservatives will continue running Portsmouth City Council, as a minority administration.

15.05.2015

17:17

Councillor in vote-help row photo

A former council leader photographed standing next to an elderly constituent in a polling booth insists she "did nothing wrong".

14.05.2015

18:40

Election count complete after 'delay'

Town and parish election counts in Broadland district are completed six days after the polls closed.
13:08

Coalition agrees power-sharing deal

A coalition of three different parties is to run Stoke-on-Trent City Council after a deal was struck on Wednesday night.

12.05.2015

16:02

Labour hold majority

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The marathon election count ground on into its fifth day today with Middlesbrough declaring its final result.

Labour held its majority with 33 councillors. It needed 25 to keep control.

The rest of the council is now made up of nine independent councillors and four Conservatives.

11.05.2015

21:46

Council leader voted out in ballot

The leader of Carmarthenshire council is voted out after a secret ballot at the local Labour party's annual general meeting.
16:58

Poole council leader ousted by party

Conservative council leader ousted by own party for not being "Poole-centric enough".
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