03 Apr Council elections 2023
Voting takes place on May 4 2023 in 230 councils in England. The first results are expected just after midnight on Friday May 5, and results are likely to be announced until late that evening. NO councils will count on Saturday May 6 because of the King’s Coronation, but some councils have allocated a contingency day on Sunday May 7 in case they need it.
These are the councils with elections:
Bath & North East Somerset, Bedford, Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole, Bracknell Forest, Brighton & Hove, Central Bedfordshire, Cheshire East, Cheshire West & Chester, Darlington, Derby, East Riding of Yorkshire, Halton, Hartlepool, Herefordshire, Kingston-upon-Hull, Leicester, Luton, Medway, Middlesbrough, Milton Keynes, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Somerset, Nottingham, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Reading, Redcar & Cleveland, Rutland, Slough, South Gloucestershire, Southampton, Southend-on-Sea, Stockton-on-Tees, Stoke-on-Trent, Swindon, Telford & Wrekin, Thurrock, Torbay, West Berkshire, Windsor & Maidenhead Royal, Wokingham and York
Barnsley, Bolton, Bradford, Bury, Calderdale, Coventry, Dudley, Gateshead, Kirklees, Knowsley, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North Tyneside, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Sandwell, Sefton, Sheffield, Solihull, South Tyneside, Stockport, Sunderland, Tameside, Trafford, Wakefield, Walsall, Wigan, Wirral and Wolverhampton
Amber Valley, Arun, Ashfield, Ashford, Babergh, Basildon, Basingstoke & Deane, Bassetlaw, Blaby, Bolsover, Boston, Braintree, Breckland, Brentwood, Broadland, Bromsgrove, Broxbourne, Broxtowe, Burnley, Cambridge, Cannock Chase, Canterbury, Castle Point, Charnwood, Chelmsford, Cherwell, Chesterfield, Chichester, Chorley, Colchester, Cotswold, Crawley, Dacorum, Dartford, Derbyshire Dales, Dover, East Cambridgeshire, East Devon, East Hampshire, East Hertfordshire, East Lindsey, East Staffordshire, East Suffolk, Eastbourne, Eastleigh, Elmbridge, Epping Forest, Epsom & Ewell, Erewash, Exeter, Fenland, Folkestone & Hythe, Forest of Dean, Fylde, Gedling, Gravesham, Great Yarmouth, Guildford, Harborough, Harlow, Hart, Havant, Hertsmere, High Peak, Hinckley & Bosworth, Horsham, Hyndburn, Ipswich, King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, Lancaster, Lewes, Lichfield, Lincoln, Maidstone, Maldon, Malvern Hills, Mansfield, Melton, Mid Devon, Mid Suffolk, Mid Sussex, Mole Valley, New Forest, Newark & Sherwood, North Devon, North East Derbyshire, North Hertfordshire, North Kesteven, North Norfolk, North Warwickshire, North West Leicestershire, Norwich, Oadby & Wigston, Pendle, Preston, Redditch, Reigate & Banstead, Ribble Valley, Rochford, Rossendale, Rother, Rugby, Runnymede, Rushcliffe, Rushmoor, St Albans, Sevenoaks, South Derbyshire, South Hams, South Holland, South Kesteven, South Norfolk, South Oxfordshire, South Ribble, South Staffordshire, Spelthorne, Stafford, Staffordshire Moorlands, Stevenage, Stratford-on-Avon, Surrey Heath, Swale, Tamworth, Tandridge, Teignbridge, Tendring, Test Valley, Tewkesbury, Thanet, Three Rivers, Tonbridge & Malling, Torridge, Tunbridge Wells, Uttlesford, Vale of White Horse, Warwick, Watford, Waverley, Wealden, Welwyn Hatfield, West Devon, West Lancashire, West Lindsey, West Oxfordshire, West Suffolk, Winchester, Woking, Worcester, Worthing, Wychavon, Wyre and Wyre Forest
PA will run “as live” tests from around 1800 on Monday April 24, Thursday April 27 and Tuesday May 2. In additional, a full all-day test covering all 230 councils has run soon, with the results now available in test folders.