Tag : Local Elections 2018
Council control 2018Subscription
LGC’s Council control map shows the political makeup of councils following the elections on 4 May 2018. Click the image below to see a full-size version of the map. A hard copy will be sent out to subcribers with this week’s print issue of LGC. (If the map fails to display try a different browser).
Last Thursday’s contests were local elections: local polls for local residents to elect local leaders to decide local priorities.
Returning officers trialing voter ID registration have told LGC of the benefits the system could produce if it were to be rolled out nationally
Professors Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher examine the impact of 2018’s local polls for LGC
“In a way it is good for democracy that people are participating in elections but there were hundreds of activists not from [the area]”
LGC’s second briefing of the day on the local elections
“South Yorkshire is a place of huge potential. I am utterly committed to repaying the faith and the trust the public have placed in me.”
“Voters felt the Conservative party was showing leadership in the national interest in a way they felt… Jeremy Corbyn simply wasn’t”
“We have to make sure we work with the government to make sure that unnecessary barriers [to voting] are not left in place”
The party has triumphed in Hackney, Lewisham and Newham LBCs