A new MP has been elected for the Parliamentary constituency Unlike in many local council areas, the count after the Hartlepool by-election began promptly after the polls close.The by-election was called after the resignation of the Labour MP, Mike Hill.The winner of the 2021 by-election will appear here when announced on Friday morning.
Welsh Labour are on course to lose a number of seats to the Conservatives in the Senedd, but are still projected to win the election, an exclusive poll for ITV Wales shows.The final Welsh Political Barometer poll of the 2021 campaign has provided strong evidence to suggest that, whatever problems may beset the party elsewhere, Labour seem set to continue to dominate in its ultimate bastion of Wales - but are not projected to win a majority in government.
SADIQ KHAN is the current Mayor of London and is the Labour candidate in local elections, which took place today.How much money has he earned?Sadiq Khan has served as the mayor of London since 2016.He is the current Labour candidate with hopes of being reelected in the elections which took place today.
Now the polls have closed we have a long time to wait to see how the West Country has voted in the largest set of local elections for decades.Results will start trickling through from Friday lunchtime with the last results expected on Monday afternoon.There are plenty of seats in play across the region and politicians are nervously hoping their party has made gains this time round.
Polls are now closed, but campaigning ran to the final few hours as Labour and the Liberal Democrats battled for every vote Control of Hull City Council has been decided after a frantic day of polling in the city's biggest set of local elections in years.Campaigning ran to the final few hours on Thursday as Labour and the Liberal Democrats vied for control of the Guildhall in what is widely expected to be a tight contest as Labour nationally struggles to make headway against the governing Conservatives.
A number of key political roles will be filled on the back of these elections Teessiders have finished voting as the polls closed in a series of elections.Lines have formed at polling stations across the region throughout the day as elections were held.Among the decisions posed to residents were a new MP for Hartlepool, the Tees Valley Mayor and Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner.
As the results come in from ‘Super Thursday’, how to make sense of the outcome from 26 councils, 4 Police and Crime Commissioners, 2 city mayors and 2 metro mayors across the North West?Some areas start counting overnight, others wait until Friday morning and some results won’t come in until Sunday.
THIS is the moment a Labour councillor is caught on camera appearing to STEAL a Tory local election leaflet from a letter box - before replacing it with her own.Councillor Rachael Ellis was spotted ‘swiping’ the leaflets on a constituent’s doorbell camera on Saturday in Bestwood St Albans in Gedling, Nottinghamshire.
LABOUR's internal numbers show in-person turnout for the London Mayoral election is far lower than in 2016, raising concerns within the party's ranks.Figures suggest just 11.6 percent of the total turnout at the last London Mayoral election had turned up at polling stations by midday.
SADIQ KHAN is up for re-election this week as Londoners head out to the polling station to choose their new Mayor.But who is Sadiq Khan's wife?Sadiq Khan, 45, is the Labour Mayor of London and has been in his City Hall position for five years now, and is hoping for another four after Thursday’s election.
A Scots drug policy expert who helped push decriminalisation in the US has criticised Scotland’s political leaders for failing to put the country’s “dreadful” drug deaths record at the heart of the Holyrood election campaign.Michael Collins, originally from Glasgow and a former director at the Drug Policy Alliance’s Office of National Affairs, hit the headlines earlier this year after calling for the Scottish Government to decriminalise drug use and dare Westminster to block it.
Polling stations opened across the North East on Thursday for voters to cast their ballots in a set of which could shake up British politics and have profound implications for the future of the United Kingdom.Among the votes taking place is the hotly contested Hartlepool parliamentary by-election.On what has been dubbed 'Super Thursday', polling stations across the region opened at 7am, in the largest test of political opinion outside a general election, with the future of the Labour Party and the state of the Union among the issues at play.
Persistent rather than militant, he was radical on foreign policy and was the first Labour figure to advocate a referendum on joining the EC Lord Judd, who has died aged 86, was an internationalist Labour minister under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan who pressed for an end to white rule in southern Africa; he was later an equally committed director of Oxfam.
CAPRICE BOURRET has taken to social media to criticise London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as he fights to cling onto the Capital.The former model, 49, has never been one to shy away from airing her opinion and her latest social media post was no different.
What time is the Hartlepool by-election result? When winner will be announced – and who the candidates are
The election is being described as the biggest test of Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour leadership to date A by-election was triggered on 16 March, when Labour MP Mike Hill announced his resignation amid a parliamentary investigation into his conduct, made in response to an allegation of sexual harassment.
Counting is expected to begin immediately after the polls close at 10pm tonight Unlike in many local council areas, the count after the Hartlepool by-election will begin promptly after the polls close.The by-election was called after the resignation of the Labour MP, Mike Hill.There are a large number of candidates on the ballot paper including: David Bettney (SDP) The Incredible Flying Brick (Monster Raving Looney) Hilton Dawson (North East) Gemma Evans (Women's Equality) Rachel Featherstone (Green) Adam Gaines (Independent) Andrew Hagon (Liberal Democrat) Steve Jack (Freedom Alliance) Chris Killick Sam Lee (Independent) Claire Martin (Heritage) Jill Mortimer (Conservative) John Prescott (Reform UK) Thelma Walker (Independent) W. Ralph Ward- Jackson (Independent) Paul Williams (Labour).
POLITICAL views in County Durham continue to be polarised after a straw poll as people cast their votes on the morning of ‘Super Thursday’.Disillusionment in Labour heartlands appears to remain strong, despite the change of leadership at the head of the party.Several people in Burnopfield said they hoped the local elections would see a shift in power at Durham County Council.
What Hartlepool voters had to say on election day VOTERS have been heading to the polls in Hartlepool to elect their next MP following a high profile campaign which has attracted attention from across the country.Voters are also choosing the next Tees Valley Mayor, Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland and representatives on Hartlepool Borough Council.
Meet Mark Drakeford, Andrew RT Davies and Adam Price TODAY'S Welsh Parliament election will see its three largest political parties – Welsh Labour, the Welsh Conservatives and Plaid Cymru – compete to form the next Welsh Government.Here are profiles of leaders Mark Drakeford, Andrew RT Davies and Adam Price, who are vying to lead the next government as Wales’s first minister.
SIR Keir Starmer will only have himself to blame if Labour loses today's Hartlepool by-election - because the party opted to field an ardent Remainer in a constituency which voted heavily to Leave in 2016, Kate Hoey has said.And the former Labour MP for Vauxhall - who now sits in the House of Lords as Baroness Hoey - said the “ridiculous” decision was evidence the party had left its core supporters behind.