Voting in the European and council elections will open at 7 am this morning, as the main political parties brace to see the impact UKIP may have on the polls. Across the UK, voters will decide on:
- 73 Euro MPs
- 4,000 council seats at 161 English local authorities
- Northern Ireland is reducing its districts from 26 to 12, and 11 of the new districts will vote
Britons will go to the polls to decide who will represent them in Brussels and Strasbourg. Here is a guide to the European election.
Local elections are being held this week, where English and Northern Irish voters will decide who runs their council. Here are 5 key facts.