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LOCAL ELECTIONS: HACKNEY AND STOKE-ON-TRENT SAY 'YES' TO MAYOR; OXFORD, NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME SAY 'NO'

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Councils holding a mayoral referendum yesterday were split as to whether a directly-elected mayor is the way forwar...
Councils holding a mayoral referendum yesterday were split as to whether a directly-elected mayor is the way forward.

HACKNEY LBC: YES

58.9% voted Yes

41.1% voted No

Turnout was 31.85%

OXFORD CITY COUNCIL: NO

44.0% voted Yes

56.0% voted No

Turnout was 33.8%

STOKE-ON-TRENT CITY COUNCIL: YES(mayor with council manager)

58.2% voted Yes

41.8% voted No

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME BC: NO

43.9% voted Yes

56.1% voted No

Turnout was 31.5%

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