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United Kingdom local elections, 2014

22 May 2014

162 councils and 5 directly-elected mayors in England, all 11 new councils in Northern Ireland
  First party Second party
  Ed Miliband David Cameron
Leader Ed Miliband David Cameron
Party Labour Conservative
Leader since 25 September 2010 6 December 2005
Popular vote 31% 29%
Swing Increase2% Increase4%
Councils 82 41
Councils +/– Increase 6 Decrease 11
Councillors 2121 1364
Councillors +/– Increase 324 Decrease 236

English council results 2014.svg
Map showing results of English local elections, 2014. Black represents No Overall Control, white represents areas that did not hold an election, blue represents the Conservative Party, red represents the Labour Party and gold represents the Liberal Democrats. Areas shown in grey are not part of England.

The 2014 United Kingdom local elections were held on 22 May 2014. It was on the same day as the European elections.


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