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United Kingdom local elections, 2016

United Kingdom local elections, 2016

5 May 2016

  David Cameron Jeremy Corbyn
Leader David Cameron Jeremy Corbyn
Party Conservative Labour
Leader since 6 December 2005 12 September 2015

  Tim Farron Nigel Farage
Leader Tim Farron Nigel Farage
Party Liberal Democrat UKIP
Leader since 16 July 2015 5 November 2010

The 2016 United Kingdom local elections are scheduled to be held on Thursday 5 May 2016.[1][2]

Contents

  • England 1
    • Metropolitan boroughs 1.1
      • Whole Council 1.1.1
      • One Third of Council 1.1.2
    • Unitary Authorities 1.2
      • Whole Council 1.2.1
      • One Third of Council 1.2.2
    • District Councils 1.3
      • Whole council 1.3.1
      • Half of council 1.3.2
      • One Third of Council 1.3.3
    • Mayoral elections 1.4
  • See also 2
  • References 3

England

Metropolitan boroughs

Whole Council

3 of 36 Metropolitan boroughs will have all of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Knowsley Labour Details
Rotherham [3] Labour Details
Sheffield Labour Details

One Third of Council

33 of 36 Metropolitan boroughs will have one third of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Barnsley Labour Details
Birmingham Labour Details
Bolton Labour Details
Bradford Labour Details
Bury Labour Details
Calderdale No overall control

(Con-LD-Ind coalition)

Details
Coventry Labour Details
Doncaster Labour Details
Dudley Labour Details
Gateshead Labour Details
Kirklees No overall control

(Labour minority)

Details
Leeds Labour Details
Liverpool Labour Details
Manchester Labour Details
Newcastle upon Tyne Labour Details
North Tyneside Labour Details
Oldham Labour Details
Rochdale Labour Details
Rotherham Labour Details
Salford Labour Details
Sandwell Labour Details
Sefton Labour Details
Solihull Conservative Details
South Tyneside Labour Details
Stockport No overall control

(LibDem-Ind minority)

Details
Sunderland Labour Details
Tameside Labour Details
Trafford Conservative Details
Wakefield Labour Details
Walsall No overall control

(Con-UKIP-Ind)

Details
Wigan Labour Details
Wirral Labour Details
Wolverhampton Labour Details

Unitary Authorities

Whole Council

3 English unitary authorities will have all of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Bristol No overall control (Labour minority) Details
Peterborough No overall control (Con minority) Details
Warrington Labour Details

One Third of Council

16 English unitary authorities will have one third of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Blackburn with Darwen Labour Details
Derby Labour Details
Halton Labour Details
Hartlepool Labour Details
Kingston upon Hull Labour Details
Milton Keynes No overall control (Lab minority) Details
North East Lincolnshire No overall control (Labour-LibDem coalition) Details
Plymouth No overall control (Lab-Con coalition) Details
Portsmouth No overall control (Con with UKIP support) Details
Reading Labour Details
Slough Labour Details
Southampton Labour Details
Southend-on-Sea No overall control (Ind-Lab-LibDem coalition) Details
Swindon Conservative Details
Thurrock No overall control (Lab minority) Details
Wokingham Conservative Details

District Councils

Whole council

11 District Councils will have all of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Cherwell Conservative Details
Colchester No overall control

(LibDem-Lab-Ind Coalition)

Elmbridge Conservative
Exeter Labour
Gloucester Conservative
Lincoln Labour
Stroud No overall control

(Lab-Green-LibDem coalition)

Watford No overall control

(LibDem minority)

Welwyn Hatfield Conservative
Winchester Conservative
Woking Conservative

Half of council

7 District Councils will have half of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Adur Conservative Details
Cheltenham Liberal Democrat Details
Fareham Conservative Details
Gosport Conservative Details
Hastings Labour Details
Nuneaton and Bedworth Labour Details
Oxford Labour Details

One Third of Council

53 District Councils will have one third of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result
Amber Valley Conservative Details
Basildon No overall control

(Con minority)

Basingstoke and Deane Conservative
Brentwood Conservative
Broxbourne Conservative
Burnley Labour
Cambridge Labour
Cannock Chase Labour
Carlisle Labour
Castle Point Conservative
Chorley Labour
Craven Conservative
Crawley Labour
Daventry Conservative
Eastleigh Liberal Democrat
Epping Forest Conservative
Great Yarmouth No overall control

(Lab minority)

Harlow Labour
Harrogate Conservative
Hart Conservative
Havant Conservative
Huntingdonshire Conservative
Hyndburn Labour
Ipswich Labour
Maidstone No overall control

(LibDem-Ind minority)

Mole Valley Conservative
Newcastle-under-Lyme No overall control

(Lab minority)

North Hertfordshire Conservative
Norwich Labour
Pendle No overall control

(Con-LibDem coalition)

Preston Labour Details
Redditch Labour
Reigate and Banstead Conservative
Rochford Conservative
Rossendale Labour
Rugby Conservative
Runnymede Conservative
Rushmoor Conservative
St Albans Conservative
South Cambridgeshire Conservative
South Lakeland Liberal Democrat
Stevenage Labour
Stratford-on-Avon Conservative
Tamworth Conservative
Tandridge Conservative
Three Rivers No overall control

(Con minority w/ Lab support)

Tunbridge Wells Conservative
West Lancashire Labour
West Oxfordshire Conservative
Weymouth and Portland No overall control

(Con minority)

Worcester Conservative
Worthing Conservative
Wyre Forest Conservative Details

Mayoral elections

Four direct mayoral elections will be held.

Local Authority Previous Mayor Mayor-elect
London Boris Johnson (Conservative) TBC
Bristol Independent) TBC
Liverpool Joe Anderson (Labour) TBC
Salford Ian Stewart (Labour) TBC

See also

  • Local Government Political Control

References

  1. ^ "The Electoral Commission". 
  2. ^ "Keith Edkins Local Government Site". 
  3. ^ "Local Government report into Rotherham Council". 
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