While London waits for news on whether Boris Johnson has been voted in as the city’s mayor, he’s currently in the lead, according to the website London Elects. Leaders of the coalition government have been licking their wounds. A measly 32% vote turnout – the lowest since 2000 and pretty measly results. With Labour gaining over 600 seats for their councillors across England and Wales. Those who did vote, voted emphatically against those tough austerity measures.
The Prime Minister apologised to Tory councillors who lost seats.
Nick Clegg called the night ‘disappointing and difficult’ for the Lib Dems.
And Labour Leader Ed Miliband was in defiant mood:
There are results coming in all the time, so make sure you keep up with the very latest about the Local Elections on our website: ibtimes.co.uk