Read about the 2007 local elections, held on 3 May and covering Scotland along with most of England. These were the last elections fought under Tony Blair by the Labour Party. His party lost seats heavily to the Conservatives under David Cameron.

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Ex-Tory councillor on trial for vote-rigging in election fraud hotspot

Mohammed Saghir, 63, of Gibbet Street, Halifax, has denied five charges of rigging proxy votes. … Read the full post »