District council election results May 3, 3019

District council elections took place in many but not all parts of Yorkshire on Thursday (May 2).

We bring you an outline of the results here and details of the political make-up of the new councils can be found in the Local Government section of the city and town pages found in our Yorkshire Gazetteer.

Elections took place in these districts:


Barnsley - One-third of council.
Bradford - One-third of council.
Calderdale - One-third of council.
Craven - One-third of the council plus one by-election.
East Riding of Yorkshire - Whole council.
Hambleton - Whole council.
Hull - One councillor in 19 of 23 wards (approximately one-third of council).
Kirklees - One-third of council.
Leeds - One-third of council.
Middlesbrough - Whole council plus election for Mayor of Middlesbrough.
Redcar & Cleveland - Whole council.
Richmondshire - Whole council (reduced number of seats).
Ryedale - Whole council.
Scarborough - Whole council (reduced number of seats).
Selby - Whole council.
Sheffield - One-third of council.
Wakefield - One-third of council.
York - Whole council.

Elections at councils straddling the boundaries of historic Yorkshire:
Oldham - One-third of council.
Pendle (L) - One-third of council.
Ribble Valley (L) - Whole council.
South Lakeland (C) - One councillor in 16 of 18 wards (nearly one-third of council).
Stockton-on-Tees - Whole council.

Various by-elections in wards of some parish councils also took place.


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