2014 United Kingdom local elections

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United Kingdom local elections, 2014

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162 councils in England
5 directly-elected mayors
All 11 councils in Northern Ireland
  First party Second party Third party
  Ed Miliband election infobox.jpg David Cameron official.jpg Nick Clegg by the 2009 budget cropped.jpg
Leader Ed Miliband David Cameron Nick Clegg
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Leader since 25 September 2010 6 December 2005 18 December 2007
Popular vote 31%[a] 29% 13%
Swing Increase2%[b] Increase4% Decrease1%
Councils 82 41 6
Councils +/– Increase6 Decrease11 Decrease2
Councillors 2,121 1,364 427
Councillors +/– Increase324 Decrease236 Decrease310

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Nigel Farage MEP 1, Strasbourg - Diliff (cropped).jpg Peter Robinson headshot, 2011.jpg Martin McGuinness portrait.jpg
Leader Nigel Farage Peter Robinson Martin McGuinness
Party UKIP DUP Sinn Fein
Leader since 5 November 2010 31 May 2008 8 May 2007
Popular vote 17%
Swing Decrease5%
Councils 0 0 0
Councils +/– Steady Steady Steady
Councillors 166[c] 130 105
Councillors +/– Increase163[c] Decrease15 Decrease10

UK council results 2014.svg
Map showing results of English and Northern Irish local elections, 2014. Black represents No Overall Control, white represents areas that did not hold an election, blue represents the Conservative Party, red represents the Labour Party and gold represents the Liberal Democrats. Areas in light red represent the Democratic Unionist Party. Dark green represents Sinn Féin and light green represents the SDLP. Areas shown in grey are outside England and Northern Ireland.

The 2014 United Kingdom local elections were held on 22 May 2014. It was on the same day as the European elections.

Results[change | change source]

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  1. All vote shares in the infobox are projected national vote shares calculated by the BBC.
  2. Swing figures are between the BBC national projected vote share extrapolation from United Kingdom local elections, 2013, and the BBC equivalent vote share projection from these local elections held in different areas
  3. 3.0 3.1 England: 163 councillors (+161 net). Northern Ireland: 3 councillors (+2 net)