Local election results

Results from the local elections from around the North East


No overall control in Northumberland

Northumberland election count in Cramlington Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

In Northumberland Labour gained 15 seats to bring their total to 32.

But that was still two seats short of an overall majority, leaving it a hung council.

The previous ruling Liberal Democrat's had a bad day, losing 15 seats and leaving them with only 11.


Save our Friarage candidate wins Richmond seat

Save our Friarage candidate wins Richmond seat
Independent candidate Stuart Parsons, who used to be a Lib Dem, has won a seat in Richmond for the 'Save our Friarage' group

An independent candidate representing the fight to save consultant led maternity services at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton has won a seat on North Yorkshire County Council.

Stuart Parsons stood in the Richmond ward for the 'Save our Friarage' group.

Middlesbrough: Pallister ward by-election

The results of the by-election in Pallister Ward held on Thursday, May 2:

David Cottrell, UKIP 262

Zoe Greaves, Conservative 29

Gary McArthur, Lib Dem 27

Mick Thompson, Labour 608 (Elected)

Turnout 21%

The by-election was called following the resignation of Councillor Barry Coppinger who was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland in November 2012.