The results of yesterday’s election are rolling in and it looks like it’s been a bad night for Boris Johnson.
Thursday (May 5) saw millions of Britons descend on polling stations to cast their votes in this year’s crucial local poll.
There are thousands of council seats up for grabs, with the results painting a picture of the national mood following the pandemic.
Sir Keir Starmer’s Labor party are on course to pick up a string of councils, including Wandsworth, a Tory flagship which has been held by the party since the 1970s.
The Liberal Democrats and Greens have also made significant gains overnight.
Some local Conservative leaders have blamed the recent partygate scandal and the cost of living crisis for the party’s poor performance.
Counting is due to get under way in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland today.
All eyes are on the seven key battlefields that could potentially flip party control – including Wandsworth and Bolton.
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