On Thursday May 22 voters in the Midlands go to the polls for the European elections. But in some areas there are also local elections.
A polling clerk who helped two nieces pose as other people to vote at local elections in Derby has been jailed for 14 months.
Follow the link to your local county council website for election results
West Bridgford Central and South have been taken from the Conservatives by Labour.
Nottinghamshire local election results are still being counted.
- Conservatives – 30 seats
- Labour – 10 seats
- Liberal Democrats – 13 seats
- UKIP – 2 seats
Conservative Councillor Philip Atkins thanks voters following confirmation they have retained control of Staffordshire County Council.
David Cameron said UKIP's surge in the local elections was a "major lesson" for the main political parties.
When asked whether he regretted labelling UKIP members "fruitcakes", the Prime Minister said it was "no good insulting any political party."
The outcome is on a knife-edge in Nottinghamshire. If Labour can win all eight seats in Arnold and Carlton, they will take the council.
Following UKIP's strong showing in the local elections, Conservative leader David Cameron said: "We need to show respect for people who have taken the choice to support this party and we are going to work really hard to win them back."
- Conservatives – 34 seats
- Labour – 24 seats
- Liberal Democrats – 0 seats
- UKIP – 2 seats
- Other – 2 seats
The Conservatives, despite losing six seats, have retained overall control of Shropshire Council.
- Conservatives – 48 seats
- Liberal Democrats – 12 seats
- Labour Party – 9 seats
- Independent – 5 seats
UKIP has won its first seat in Staffordshire taking Keele, Knitton and Silverdale.
It was extremely tight, they beat Labour by just two votes.