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Recap updates from Preston local election 2019 results

Posted on - 3rd May, 2019 - 10:00am | Author - | Posted in - Politics, Preston Council, Preston News
Verification of votes at the 2019 local elections in Preston Pic: Blog Preston
Verification of votes at the 2019 local elections in Preston Pic: Blog Preston

Preston Guild Hall played host to the local elections count during Friday (3 May).

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Candidates from across the 16 wards of Preston gathered to see who has been elected to Preston City Council.

It was the first all-out election under the new ward boundaries in the city.

Labour currently has control of the Town Hall and after taking two Tory seats in Fulwood during the 2018 local elections felt confident of making further in-roads.

Changes to wards in the West and North West of the city mean there is a three-way battle between the Lib Dems, Tories and Labour.

Read more: See the full local election results for Preston

We’ll have all the results, all the reaction and more as the city finds out its latest set of councillors during the Friday.

Current total number of seats: Labour 30 Conservatives 9 Liberal Democrats 9 UKIP 0 Greens 0 Independents 0 – Labour retain control
(25 needed for a majority)

Updates will appear below, it may take a moment to load. Additional reporting by Jack Dinsley.

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