The Conservatives come to a deal in Moray – but miss out in Cornwall and Dumfries and Galloway.
Posts Tagged: Local Elections (general)
Labour’s deal with the LibDems to introduce STV to Scotland’s local elections has led to instability, confusion and a bad deal for the taxpayer.
Tweeddale is idyllic, beautiful – rolling hills, grand rivers, historic towns and mountain biking.
The Party will also be sharing power in a number of Scottish local authorities.
Rob Chilton: Osborne forced Burnham on Manchester. Thanks for landing us with a Labour Mayor, George.
The former Chancellor imposed this flawed model on our city without even the courtesy of a consultation, let alone the usual referendum vote.
Leafleting is not enough – we put about 600 hours into door knocking.
Last week’s results consolidated our position as the largest party in local government – with over 400 gains.
Perhaps there are lessons from Andy Street’s victory in the West Midlands.
The poor showing for UKIP and the Lib Dems proves those on both sides of the debate wish to move on.
Her strategy of winning over UKIP voters en masse while not losing Remain Tories to the LibDems worked well yesterday. What will Labour voters do on June 8?
Net gains for the Conservatives in England 319 seats, net Labour losses 142, net UKIP loses 137, net Lib Dem losses 28.
The Welsh Conservatives are up 80 seats. The SNP miss out on majority control in Glasgow.
The infrastructure needs to come first – then the housing.
Paul Mercer: Here in Loughborough, we’re finding a mass of former Labour supporters backing the Tories
The occupier of a council house declared that he had not voted for Nicky Morgan at the last election before explaining that this was only because he had been in prison.
When elected I will donate half of my salary for the first year as Mayor to the Tynemouth Lido Pool Project. This will be part of an ambitious regeneration plan.