Read about the 2016 local council elections, held on Thursday 5 May. They coincided with elections to the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly and, in London, for both the Mayor and London Assembly.

For a full data series of the annual local election results, see my LocalBase.


Ukip’s first MP, Bob Spink, found guilty of electoral fraud

Former Conservative and Ukip MP Bob Spink has been found guilty of tricking people into signing nomination papers for last year’s local elections. … Read the full post »