Salford City Council

A third of the seats in Salford were up for election this year. Find out more about these elections.

Election 2018 Results

LAB HOLD
Party Elected in 2018 Total councillors Change

PartyLabour

Elected in 2018 17 Total councillors 50 ChangeNo results

PartyConservative

Elected in 2018 3 Total councillors 9 ChangeNo results

PartyIndependent

Elected in 2018 0 Total councillors 1 ChangeNo results
Councillors change compared with 2014

Most recent

Bullying claim at TV documentary school

A council "bullied" governors at a school that featured in the TV series Educating Greater Manchester, a resigning governor has claimed.

Drew Povey
BBC

Head teacher Drew Povey quit Harrop Fold School after being suspended amid concerns over record-keeping.

Governor Howard Jackson said Salford City Council threatened to impose an interim leadership board unless governors acted against Mr Povey.

Deputy Mayor John Merry said Mr Jackson's claims were "nonsensical".

Salford suffragette selfie scheme

Images of Emmeline Pankhurst are to be placed around Salford to encourage people to register to vote.

Paula Boshell with Emmeline Pankhurst image
Salford City Council

People are being asked to take a picture with the image of the female suffrage campaigner and share on Twitter to encourage others to vote.

It is part of the Salford City Council's annual update of the electoral register with letters also sent out to every home in the city.

Deputy city mayor Paula Boshell said she thought Mrs Pankhurst, who died in 1928, would "fully support" the scheme.

A Conservative gain in Salford

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