Local Election results

The Conservative party held control of Trafford Council with an increased majority. There are now 34 Conservative councillors. Labour has 26 wards and Liberal Democrats three.

In Liverpool, Labour strengthened its majority, gaining a seat in Woolton from the Lib Dems, Tuebrook & Stoneycroft from the Liberals and Wavertree from an independent. Liberal Democrat veteran Cllr Richard Kemp held his Church ward, the only Lib Dem win. The Green party held its seat in St Michaels, where Anna Key won the seat previously held by local party chairman John Coyne, who has retired. Labour took 29 seats out of the 31 available in this election in 30 wards.

Counting has finished in Knowsley, where Labour won all 22 seats on offer.

Wirral remained in Labour control, with the party extending its majority by one seat at the expense of the Lib Dems.

Local election results are due to be announced during the course of Friday. Key results will be added here as they are known.

Bolton, results in full

  • Labour 14 seats
  • Conservative 6
  • UKIP 1
  • Liberal Democrats 1

Oldham remains unchanged, all 20 seats available were held. Make-up remains:

  • Labour 45
  • Liberal Democrats 10
  • Conservative 2
  • UKIP 2
  • Independent 1

Rochdale, seats won:

  • Labour 11
  • Conservative 2

Bury Council line-up is now:

  • Labour 35 seats
  • Conservatives 12
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • Independent 2

Stockport remains in no overall control. Seats won:

  • Conservative 7
  • Labour 7
  • Liberal Democrats 6
  • Independent 1

Overall standings for Wigan Council:

  • Labour 64
  • Conservative 3
  • Wigan Idependent Network 3
  • Standish Independents 3
  • Independents 2

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UPDATE: Results in now for Bolton, Bury, Knowsley, Oldham, Rochdale…

By Ed

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