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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
A third of the seats in Barnsley were up for election this year. Find out more about these elections.
Election 2018 Results
|Party||Elected in 2018||Total councillors||Change|
|Elected in 2018 19||Total councillors 56||Change+1|
|Elected in 2018 1||Total councillors 4||ChangeNo results|
|Elected in 2018 0||Total councillors 2||Change-2|
|Elected in 2018 1||Total councillors 1||Change+1|
|Councillors change compared with 2014|
Political Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield
The leader of Barnsley Council Steve Houghton says there'll be no devolution deal for Sheffield City Region unless a future deal for a wider Yorkshire assembly is assured first.
Doncaster's mayor Ros Jones also says the new city region mayor - Dan Jarvis - should prioritise the wider deal.
The two leaders had previously said they'd sign up to a Sheffield City Region deal, as long as they could leave after two years.
Mr Jarvis says he now needs to find out where government stands: