Read about the 2011 local elections, held on Thursday 5 May. On the same day there were also elections to the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland devolved bodies, as well as a referendum on using the alternative vote for the House of Commons and a Parliamentary by-election in Leicester South.

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Victory in Bedford and second place in Leicester South

In amongst all the bad results, it’s understandable that news from two of the best candidates I’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years has been mostly overlooked. But it’s worth highlighting that Dave Hodgson won re-election as Mayor in Bedford, whilst Zuffar Haq held on to second place in Leicester South. … Read the full post »