Council elections 2019

To what extent is the environment shaping national politics?

15/05/2019

Erica Popplewell explores what the local election results can tell us about concerns for the countryside and environment.

Lack of elections in Northamptonshire: An attack on local democracy?

10/05/2019

With a suggestion that local government reorganisation in Northamptonshire may not take place now until 2021, why were there no local elections in the county last week? Mark Whitehead investigates.

Local election 2019: Conservatives lose more than 1,300 seats

06/05/2019

The two main parties suffered a bigger defeat than predicted in the 2019 council elections with the Conservatives losing 1,334 councillors and Labour losing 82 seats.

Conservatives struggle at the polls as Lib Dems gain

03/05/2019

The two main political parties have made big loses in the local elections, with the Liberal Democrats and independents looking like the real winners of the night.

The local is where the repairs begin

02/05/2019

The things these elections should really be about – homes, schools, high streets, care and children’s services - are being fatally undermined by dysfunctional national politics, says Dr Jonathan Carr-West.

Council elections: Warning over lack of progress on female representation

02/05/2019

Only 34% of all candidates running in today’s local elections are women, new research has revealed today.

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