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8 May 2012 Last updated at 14:02

Vote 2012

PM vow to 'focus on what matters'David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron promises to focus and deliver as he seeks to fight back following poor local election results last week.

Votes being counted in BradfordLabour are back, says Ed Miliband

Labour leader Ed Miliband says his party are winning back voters' trust, as they gain more than 800 seats in the local elections in England, Wales and Scotland.

Council control talks under way

Talks are expected to begin across Scotland to work out who will form the ruling administrations at most councils.

London mayor and assembly election

Boris Johnson signs the Declaration of Acceptance of Office to be Mayor of London at City Hall in LondonJohnson 'to work his socks off'

Boris Johnson says he will "work his socks off' as he was sworn in for his second term as London mayor.

London Mayor and Assembly vote results


Name Party Votes
Johnson CON 1,054,811
Livingstone LAB 992,273

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Party Total Change
LAB 12 4
CON 9 -2
GRN 2 0
LD 2 -1
BNP 0 -1
Counting complete

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England councils

Miliband in BirminghamLabour back in power in Birmingham

Labour take control of Birmingham and Dudley councils while holding on to power in Sandwell.

Party Councils Councillors
Total +/- Total +/-
LAB 61 22 1188 +534
CON 42 -10 785 -328
LD 6 -1 289 -190
OTH 0 0 153 -51
NOC 19 -11

After 128 of 128 councils declared

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Wales council elections

Labour councillors celebrate in SwanseaRecord results for Welsh Labour

First Minister Carwyn Jones says voters are "coming home" to Labour and sending a message to the UK government as his party makes big gains in the local elections.

Party Councils Councillors
Total +/- Total +/-
LAB 10 8 576 +231
PC 0 -1 158 -41
CON 0 -2 105 -61
LD 0 0 71 -66
OTH 2 -2 313 -63
NOC 9 -3

After 21 of 21 councils declared

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Scotland council elections

Council election resultsSNP and Labour gain in elections

The SNP and Labour have claimed victory in the Scottish council elections, while the Liberal Democrat vote collapsed.

Party Councils Councillors
Total +/- Total +/-
SNP 2 2 424 +57
LAB 4 2 394 +58
CON 0 0 115 -16
LD 0 0 71 -80
OTH 3 0 216 -18
NOC 23 -4

After 32 of 32 councils declared

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