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Result: Con HOLD Harrogate

The Conservatives remain the largest party and hold a majority in Harrogate following yesterday's local elections.

Following a boundary review, the entire council was elected on Thursday with 40 seats being contested in 40 wards.

With more than half the seats declared, the Conservatives had enough seats to retain control.

New composition is as follows:

  • Conservatives - 31
  • Liberal Democrats - 7
  • Independents - 2

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Result: Con HOLD Craven

No change in Craven, North Yorkshire, where the Conservatives remain the largest party.

Nine district council seats were contested and all nine were held - seven by Conservative candidates and two by Independents.

The composition of the council remains the same:

  • Conservatives - 17
  • Independent - 6
  • Labour - 3
  • Liberal Democrat - 1
  • Green - 1
  • UKIP - 1
  • Independent aligned with Conservative group - 1

Result: Lab GAIN Kirklees

Labour has taken control of Kirklees Council for the first time since 1999.

A third of 69 seats were contested in yesterday's local elections. Before polling say Labour was the largest party but didn't have enough seats for an outright majority.

With counting well underway on Friday morning, Labour secured 36 council seats needed to secure a majority.

Liberal Democrat Councillor and Group Leader Nicola Turner lost her seat to Labour.

New composition is as follows:

  • Labour - 36
  • Conservatives - 20
  • Liberal Democrats - 7
  • Independents - 3
  • Green Party 3

Turnout confirmed for Sheffield City Region mayoral election

Turnout in the first Sheffield City Region mayoral election has been confirmed as 25.82 percent.

The total number of votes cast was 260,260. Sheffield City Region has an electorate of 1,007,985.

Turnout was lower in Rotherham and Doncaster due to no local elections there.

Voting in the election was restricted to Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley - constituent members of the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority.

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