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News from the Leader of the LGA Labour Group - 30 September

Including a message from Cllr Jim McMahon on devolution and a roundup from the Labour Annual Conference in Manchester last week.

Cllr Jim McMahon's speech to Labour's Annual Conference 2014

The full text of Jim's speech to Labour's Annual Conference in Manchester, in which he calls for a new settlement that empowers all parts of England.

Labour Local Government Agenda 2015

Download a new report from Labour Local Government that sets out best practice case studies from Labour councils and priorities for the next Labour Government committed to devolving power to people and local communities

News from the Leader of the LGA Labour Group - 16 September

All the local and national news, opposition watch and all the details of LGA Labour Group activity at this week's Labour Party Conference.

News from the Leader of the LGA Labour Group - 9 September

All the local and national news and details of LGA Labour at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester next week.

Majority party interactive map for all councils 2014

This map shows the political control of the council or, where there is also an elected mayor, the majority party in all councils to give an overview of England and Wales.

This map consists of multiple layers: Single Tier and County, Single Tier and District and Mayor. The relevant layer can be selected by using the drop-down box under the map.

Pins in the map shows councils with an elected mayor. Clicking on the pin opens a text box providing further details.

Clicking on the a local authority area provides further detail on that local authority and a link to their website. It also states if seats were contested in May 2014.

The summary table presents an overview of the number of all councils in England and Wales and a breakdown by political party.
 

 

 

Key

Independent

 
Labour  
No Overall Control  
Conservative  
Liberal Democrat  

 

Summary Table 

Election May 2014 – All Councils

Control

Council

%

Conservative

163

43.70%

Labour

115

30.80%

Liberal Democrat

10

2.70%

Independent(*)

3

0.80%

No Overall Control

82

22.00%

Total

373

100%

(*Independent and smaller party elected members in England and Wales)

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