Council elections 2024

Voting takes place on May 2 2024 in 107 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, and over the weekend where there are also mayoral and police elections.

These are the councils with elections:

Unitary: 18

Blackburn with DarwenBristolDorsetHaltonHartlepoolHullMilton KeynesNorth East LincolnshirePeterboroughPlymouthPortsmouthReadingSouthamptonSouthend-on-SeaSwindonThurrockWarrington and Wokingham

Metro: 31

BarnsleyBoltonBradfordBuryCalderdaleCoventryDudleyGatesheadKirkleesKnowsleyLeedsManchesterNewcastle-upon-TyneNorth TynesideOldhamRochdaleRotherhamSalfordSandwellSeftonSheffieldSolihullSouth TynesideStockportSunderlandTamesideTraffordWakefieldWalsallWigan and Wolverhampton

Non-Met: 58

AdurBasildonBasingstoke & DeaneBrentwoodBroxbourneBurnleyCambridgeCannock ChaseCastle PointCheltenhamCherwellChorleyColchesterCrawleyEastleighElmbridgeEpping ForestExeterFarehamGloucesterGosportHarlowHartHastingsHavantHyndburnIpswichLincolnMaidstoneMole ValleyNorth HertfordshireNorwichNuneaton & BedworthOxfordPendlePrestonRedditchReigate & BansteadRochfordRossendaleRugbyRunnymedeRushmoorSt AlbansStevenageStroudTamworthTandridgeThree RiversTunbridge WellsWatfordWelwyn HatfieldWest LancashireWest OxfordshireWinchesterWokingWorcester and Worthing

PA will run a series of tests, including “as live” tests, running up to election day. A full schedule of tests will be published later.