Trailer - Local Elections May 2019

Elections will be held on Thursday 2th May 2019 in 248 English Local Authorities; 5 new authorities created by mergers are electing for the first time.

Links on authority names are to LGBCE Final Reports on boundary changes, or to restructuring orders. ECO = link to Electoral Change Order.
* = complete re-warding; + = minor boundary changes. (M) - simultaneous Mayoral election. (F) change to full council elections.

33 Metropolitan Boroughs - one-third of councillors in each
Barnsley
Bolton
Bradford
Bury
Calderdale
Coventry
Dudley
Gateshead
Kirklees
Knowsley
Leeds +
Liverpool
Manchester
Newcastle upon Tyne
North Tyneside
Oldham
Rochdale
St Helens
Salford
Sandwell
Sefton
Sheffield
Solihull
South Tyneside
Stockport
Sunderland
Tameside
Trafford
Wakefield
Walsall
Wigan
Wirral
Wolverhampton
30 Unitary authorities - all councillors
Bath & N.E. Somerset * (ECO)
Bedford (M)
Blackpool
Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole ¹ * (ECO)
Bracknell Forest
Brighton & Hove
Central Bedfordshire +
Cheshire East
Cheshire West & Chester * (ECO)
Darlington
Dorset ² * (ECO)
East Riding of Yorkshire
Herefordshire +
Leicester (M)
Luton
Medway
Middlesbrough (M)
North Lincolnshire
North Somerset
Nottingham * (ECO)
Redcar & Cleveland * (ECO)
Rutland * + (ECO)
South Gloucestershire * (ECO)
Stockton-on-Tees
Stoke-on-Trent
Telford & Wrekin
Torbay * (ECO)
West Berkshire (ECO)
Windsor & Maidenhead * (ECO)
York
¹ replacing the 3 separate authorities (and Dorset CC functions in Christchurch).
² unitary based on Dorset CC subsuming functions of East Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck, West Dorset and Weymouth & Portland BC. Election for 5-year term, retiring 2024.
17 Unitary authorities - one-third of councillors in each
Blackburn with Darwen
Derby
Halton
Hartlepool
Hull
Milton Keynes
North East Lincolnshire
Peterborough
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Reading
Slough
Southampton
Southend-on-Sea
Swindon
Thurrock
Wokingham
121 Second-tier districts - all councillors
Allerdale * (ECO)
Arun
Ashfield
Ashford * (ECO)
Babergh * (ECO)
Barrow-in-Furness
Bassetlaw
Blaby
Bolsover * (ECO)
Boston
Braintree +
Breckland
Broadland
Bromsgrove
Broxtowe
Canterbury +
Carlisle * (ECO)
Charnwood
Chelmsford
Chesterfield
Chichester * (ECO)
Copeland (M) * (ECO)
Cotswold
Crawley * (ECO)
Dacorum
Dartford * (ECO)
Derbyshire Dales
Dover * (ECO)
East Cambridgeshire * (ECO)
East Devon * (ECO)
East Hampshire * (ECO)
East Herts +
East Lindsey
East Staffordshire
East Suffolk ¹ * (ECO
Eastbourne * (ECO)
Eden
Epsom & Ewell
Erewash
Fenland
Folkestone & Hythe
Forest of Dean * (ECO)
Fylde
Gedling
Gravesham
Great Yarmouth (F)
Guildford
Hambleton
Harborough * (ECO)
Hertsmere * (ECO)
High Peak
Hinckley & Bosworth
Horsham * (ECO)
King's Lynn & W. Norfolk * (ECO)
Lancaster
Lewes * (ECO)
Lichfield
Maldon
Malvern Hills
Mansfield (M)
Melton
Mendip
Mid Devon
Mid Suffolk * (ECO)
Mid Sussex
New Forest
Newark & Sherwood +
North Devon * (ECO)
North East Derbyshire * (ECO)
North Kesteven
North Norfolk * (ECO)
North Warwickshire
North West Leicestershire
Norwich * (ECO)
Oadby & Wigston
Preston * (ECO)
Reigate & Banstead * (ECO)
Ribble Valley * (ECO)
Richmondshire * (ECO)
Rother * (ECO)
Runnymede * (ECO)
Rushcliffe
Ryedale
Scarborough * (ECO)
Sedgemoor
Selby
Sevenoaks +
Somerset West & Taunton ²
South Derbyshire
South Hams
South Holland
South Kesteven
South Norfolk * (ECO) +
South Oxfordshire + +
South Ribble
South Somerset * (ECO)
South Staffordshire
Spelthorne
Stafford
Staffordshire Moorlands
Stratford-on-Avon
Surrey Heath * (ECO)
Swale
Teignbridge * (ECO)
Tendring * (ECO)
Test Valley * (ECO) +
Tewkesbury * (ECO)
Thanet
Tonbridge & Malling +
Torridge * (ECO)
Uttlesford
Vale of White Horse + +
Warwick * (ECO)
Waverley
Wealden * (ECO)
West Devon
West Lindsey
West Suffolk ³ * (ECO)
Wychavon
Wyre
Wyre Forest (F)
¹ replacing Waveney & Suffolk Coastal.   ² replacing West Somerset & Taunton Deane.   ³ replacing Forest Heath & St Edmundsbury.
47 Second-tier districts - one-third of councillors in each
Amber Valley
Basildon
Basingstoke & Deane
Brentwood
Broxbourne
Burnley
Cambridge
Cannock Chase
Castle Point
Cherwell +
Chorley
Colchester
Craven
Eastleigh
Elmbridge
Epping Forest
Exeter
Harlow
Hart
Havant
Hyndburn
Ipswich
Lincoln
Maidstone
Mole Valley
North Hertfordshire
Pendle
Redditch
Rochford
Rossendale
Rugby
Rushmoor
St Albans
South Lakeland
Stevenage
Tamworth
Tandridge
Three Rivers
Tunbridge Wells
Watford
Welwyn Hatfield
West Lancashire
West Oxfordshire
Winchester
Woking
Worcester
Worthing
May 2015 First draft.
May 2015. Removed Stroud (changed to all-up 2016).
Oct 2015. Changes expected in East Cambridgeshire, Eastbourne, Lewes, Rother & Wealden.
Jan 2016. Remove Birmingham, Doncaster. Move Stratford-on-Avon to all-up.
Feb 2016. Changes expected in Chichester. Deleted Gloucester & Warrington (changed to all-up 2016). Wyre Forest changing to all-up.
Mar 2016. Deleted Newcastle-under-Lyme (changed to all-up 2018).
May 2016. Changes expected in Teignbridge & Torridge
Jul 2016. Changes expected in Surrey Heath, Taunton Deane, Ashford, North Norfolk & South Norfolk
Sep 2016. Final Recommendations for East Cambridgeshire. Minor changes ECOs for Newark and Sherwood, Rutland & Sevenoaks.
Jan 2017. Final Recommendations for Eastbourne, Lewes, Rother & Wealden. Changes expected in Allerdale, Bolsover, Chichester, East Devon, Harborough, Hertsmere, Horsham, North East Derbyshire, Tendring & Tewkesbury. ECOs for East Cambridgeshire, Eastbourne, Lewes, Rother & Wealden.
Feb 2017. Final Recommendations for Teignbridge & Torridge. Minor changes in St Edmundsbury, South Oxfordshire, Vale of White Horse.
Mar 2017. Final Recommendations for South Norfolk.
Apr 2017. Final Recommendations for North Norfolk. Changes expected in Cheshire West & Chester, Forest of Dean, Preston and South Gloucestershire. ECO for Chichester.
May 2017. Remove South Cambridgeshire, changed to all-up 2018.
Jul 2017. Final Recommendations for Allerdale, Ashford, East Devon, Harborough, Horsham and Tendring. Changes expected in Babergh, East Hampshire, King's Lynn & West Norfolk, Mid Suffolk, Nottingham, Richmondshire, Scarborough and Torbay.
Sep 2017. Final Recommendations for Bolsover, North East Derbyshire, Ribble Valley and Surrey Heath. Changes expected in Bath & NE Somerset, Dartford, North Devon, Redcar & Cleveland, Rutland, South Somerset and Windsor & Maidenhead.
Nov 2017. Final Recommendations for Rotherham, Test Valley and Tewkesbury. ECOs for Allerdale, Ashford, Horsham, South Norfolk, Teignbridge and Torridge.
Dec 2017. Remove Huntingdonshire, changed to all-up 2018. Changes expected in Basingstoke & Deane, Copeland, Runnymede and Warwick. Final Recommendations for Harborough, Hertsmere, Tendring.
Jan 2018. ECOs for Bolsover, East Devon, North East Derbyshire, North Norfolk, Ribble Valley, Surrey Heath, Test Valley, and Tewkesbury. Remove Harrogate, changed to all-up 2018. Final Recommendations for Forest of Dean, Preston, South Gloucestershire, West Berkshire.
Feb 2018. Changes expected in Crawley, Dover, Norwich, Reigate & Banstead. Final Recommendations for Torbay.
Mar 2018. Flag up probable Dorset reorganisation. Changes expected in Carlisle. Note also possible reorganisation in Buckinghamshire. Also likely formation of Somerset West & Taunton.
Apr 2018. Final Recommendations for East Hampshire, King's Lynn & West Norfolk, Nottingham, Richmondshire, Rutland, and Scarborough.
4 May 2018. ECOs for Forest of Dean, Hertsmere, Preston, South Gloucestershire, and West Berkshire.
6 May 2018. Name change Shepway to Folkestone & Hythe. 8 May 2018. Final Recommendations for North Devon and South Somerset.
10 May 2018. Great Yarmouth changing to all-up elections.
28 May 2018. Not Rotherham (all up 2020) or Bristol (all-up 2016). East Suffolk replaces Waveney and Suffolk Coastal. West Suffolk replaces Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury. Somerset West & Taunton replaces West Somerset & Taunton Deane. Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole replaces those districts; Dorset (unitary) replaces other Dorset districts (and the County).
5 Jun 2018. Final Recommendations for Dartford and Redcar & Cleveland.
7 Jul 2018. ECOs for Cheshire West & Chester, and Torbay.
21 Jul 2018. Final Recommendations for Windsor & Maidenhead. ECOs for East Hampshire, Kings Lynn & West Norfolk, Nottingham, Richmondshire, and Scarborough.
2 Oct 2018. Final Recommendations for Babergh, Bath & North East Somerset, Crawley, Dover, Mid Suffolk, Reigate & Banstead, Runnymede, and Warwick.
7 Dec 2018. ECOs for Bath & NE Somerset, Dartford, North Devon, Redcar & Cleveland, South Somerset, and Windsor & Maidenhead. Final Recommendations for Bournemouth, Carlisle, Christchurch & Poole, Dorset, East Suffolk, Norwich, Somerset West & Taunton, West Suffolk
20 Dec 2018. Elections in Northampshire districts (Corby, Daventry, East Northamptonshire, Kettering, Northampton, South Northamptonshire, Wellingborough) cancelled pending unitary re-organisation. Statutory Instrument
27 Dec 2018. No mayoral election in Torbay.
6 Feb 2019. Elections in Buckinghamshire districts (Aylesbury Vale, Chiltern, South Bucks, Wycombe) also cancelled pending unitary re-organisation. Statutory Instrument ECOs for Dover, Reigate & Banstead, and Runnymede. Minor changes in Babergh, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole, Central Bedfordshire, Dorset, East Suffolk, Leeds, Mid Suffolk, Rutland, Somerset West & Taunton, South Norfolk, South Oxfordshire, Warwick, and West Suffolk. 23 Mar 2019. ECOs for Carlisle, Crawley, Norwich. Minor changes in Braintree, Canterbury. Cherwell, East Herts, Herefordshire, Test Valley, Tonbridge & Malling and Vale of White Horse (again!). Basingstoke & Deane all-up deferred to 2020.

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