Local authorities for Labour to watch: time we are expecting results

3rd May, 2012 9:05 pm

Tonight, there are a series of councils that Labour should watch; councils where Labour could take control and where gains are likely.

Here is a list of these councils, along with the time that we are anticipating their results to be declared.

If you are at a count for one of these councils or have any news on ward/council results, please tweet me @laurawilkes and I’ll get it on the live blog.

Authority

Time result expected

Authority Type

Exeter

Before 1am, May 4th

District Council

Nuneaton & Bedworth

Before 1am, May 4th

District Council

Rochdale

Before 1am, May 4th

Metropolitan Authority

Walsall

Before 1am, May 4th

Metropolitan Authority

Derby

Before 2am, May 4th

English Unitary

Newport

Before 2am, May 4th

Wales

Peterborough

Before 2am, May 4th

English Unitary

Plymouth

Before 2am, May 4th

English Unitary

Wirral

Before 2am, May 4th

Metropolitan Authority

Bridgend

Before 3am, May 4th

Wales

Cannock Chase

Before 3am, May 4th

District Council

Chorley

Before 3am, May 4th

District Council

North East Lincolnshire

Before 3am, May 4th

English Unitary

Reading

Before 3am, May 4th

English Unitary

Sefton

Before 3am, May 4th

Metropolitan Authority

Southampton

Before 3am, May 4th

English Unitary

Thurrock

Before 3am, May 4th

English Unitary

Bradford

Before 4am, May 4th

Metropolitan Authority

Norwich

Before 5am, May 4th

District Council

Torfaen

Before 5am, May 4th

Wales

Birmingham

Before 6am, May 4th

Metropolitan Authority

Aberdeen

Friday after 10am

Scotland

Burnley

Friday after 10am

District Council

Caerphilly

Friday after 10am

Wales

Crawley

Friday After 10am

District Council

Fife

Friday after 10am

Scotland

Glasgow

Friday after 10am

Scotland

Liverpool

Friday after 10am

Metropolitan Authority

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Friday after 10am

District Council

North Lanarkshire

Friday after 10am

Scotland

Rossendale

Friday after 10am

District Council

South Lanarkshire

Friday after 10am

Scotland

  • Peter Barnard

    Thank you, Laura Wilkes, for making this effort.

    You must be a great asset to your CLP.

    • Dave Postles

       Well said, indeed.  I add my gratitude.

  • Brumanuensis

    Thank you Laura, wonderful spreadsheet. Looking out for Rugby and Nuneaton in particular, as well as Brum of course.

    Voted today at the Church, during a rather doom-laden sounding organ recital. Slightly unusual setting!

  • Lauraeva

    Thanks Laura, I keenly await the result in Reading (Berks) where Labour should gain four seats, two or three from LibDem, one or two from Tory, and an ex-Tory standing as Independent who could win … Cons are self-destructing, losing a standing councillor as Independent and LibDems are on their way to wipeout !

    Either way Lab will have an overall majority of around six seats, and no longer have to pass a nod to the Greens who poisoned their chalice by demanding a council tax rise …

  • Ian Stewart

    Well, East Anglia looks good so far – Norwich and Great Yarmouth!

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