Counting and declaration of votes and results in the 2022 Local elections has been going on throughout the night and into this morning.
Dust is beginning to settle on this year’s elections, and results across the country will continue to be confirmied throughout the day.
Results in areas of the West Midlands will be declared throughout the day, and the formation of Birmingham City, Sandwell, and Solihull Councils will become clear by tonight.
Here is a run down of the results across all three of the councils, including the voter turnout for each council and the new political structuring of each council.
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham City Council began counting results at 9am this morning (Friday, May 6), and results will be published here when they are confirmed.
The count is at Utilita Arena in Birmingham city centre. Check our live blog for the latest.
Below is the full list of winning candidates from each ward in Birmingham City Council from the 2022 Local Elections.
Included in each listing is the number of votes for each candidate in each ward, with results being provided by Birmingham City Council.
- Acocks Green - Elected - Roger Kingdon Harmer - LIB DEM HOLD and Penny Wagg - LIB DEM GAIN
- Heartlands - Elected - Shafique Shah - LAB HOLD
- Allens Cross - Elected - Jack Deakin - LAB & CO-OP GAIN
- Alum Rock - Elected - Mohammed Idrees - LAB HOLD and Mariam Khan - LAB HOLD
- Aston - Elected - Mumtaz Hussain - LIB DEM GAIN and Ayoub Khan - LIB DEM GAIN
- Balsall Heath West - Elected - Shehla Moledina - LAB HOLD
- Bartley Green - Elected - Bruce John Lines - CON HOLD and Kerry Brewer - CON HOLD
- Billesley - Elected - Phil David - LAB HOLD and Katherine Iroh - LAB HOLD
- Birchfield - Elected - Mahmood Hussain - LAB HOLD
- Bordesley and Highgate - Elected - Yvonne Maria Mosquito - LAB HOLD
- Boredesley Green - Elected - Raqeeb Aziz - LAB HOLD
- Bournbrook and Selly Park - Elected - Brigid Jones - LAB & CO-OP HOLD and Karen Teresa McCarthy LAB & CO-OP HOLD
- Bournville and Cotteridge - Elected - Liz Clements - LAB HOLD and Fred Grindrod - LAB HOLD
- Brandwood and Kings Heath - Elected - David Sean Baker - LAB & CO-OP HOLD and Lisa Stephanie Trickett - LAB & CO-OP HOLD
- Bromford and Hodge Hill - Elected - Diane Donaldson - LAB HOLD and Javid Mahmood - LAB HOLD
- Castle Vale - Elected - Ray Goodwin - LAB WIN
- Druids Heath and Monyhull - Elected - Julien Pritchard - GREEN HOLD
- Edgbaston - Elected - Deidre Caroline Alden - CON HOLD and Matthew Samule James Bennett - CON HOLD
- Erdington - Elected - Robert James Cambray Alden - CON HOLD and Gareth Raymoore - CON HOLD
- Frankley Great Park - Elected - Simon Morral - CON HOLD
- Garretts Green - Elected - Saddak Miah - LAB HOLD
- Glebe Farm and Tile Cross - Elected - Marje Bridle - LAB HOLD and John Leslie Barton Cotton - LAB HOLD
- Gravelly Hill - Elected - Mick Brown - LAB HOLD
- Hall Green North - Elected - Akhlaq Ahmed - LAB HOLD and Saima Suleman - LAB HOLD
- Hall Green South - Elected - Timothy Luke Huxtable - CON HOLD
- Handsworth - Elected - Hendrina QuInnen - LAB HOLD
- Handsworth Wood - Elected - Gurdial Singh Atwal - LAB HOLD and Narinder Kaur Kooner - LAB HOLD
- Harborne - Elected - Martin John Books - LAB & CO-OP GAIN and Jayne Francis - LAB & CO-OP HOLD
- Heartlands - Elected - Shafique Shah - LAB HOLD
- Highters Heath - Elected - Adam Andrew Higgs - CON HOLD
- Holyhead - Elected - Rinkal Shergill - LAB HOLD
- Kings Norton North - Elected - Alex Aitken - LAB & CO-OP HOLD
- Kings Norton South - Elected - Rob Grant - GREEN GAIN
- Kingstanding - Elected - Rick Payne - CON HOLD and Des Hughes - LAB GAIN
- Ladywood - Elected - Albert Bore - LAB HOLD and Kath Hartley - LAB HOLD
- Longbridge and West Heath - Elected - Debbie Clancy - CON HOLD and Ron Storer - CON GAIN
- Lozells - Elected - Waseem Zaffar - LAB & CO-OP HOLD
- Moseley - Elected - Kerry Shaunna Jenkins - LAB HOLD and Izzy Knowles - LIB DEM GAIN
- Nechells - Elected - Lee Marsham - LAB HOLD
- Newtown - Elected - Zia Islam - LAB HOLD
- North Edgbaston - Elected - Marcus George Bernasconi - LAB HOLD and Sharon Anne-Marie Thompson - LAB HOLD
- Northfield - Elected - Kirsten Kurt-Elli - LAB HOLD
- Oscott - Elected - Barbara Dring - LAB HOLD and Daruis Sandhu - CON HOLD
- Perry Barr - Elected - Jon Hung - LIB DEM HOLD and Morriam Jan - LIB DEM HOLD
- Perry Common - Elected - Joanne Jillian Bermingham - LAB GAIN
- Pype Hayes - Elected - Basharat Mahmood - LAB HOLD
- Quinton - Elected - Samantha Forsyth - LAB & CO-OP HOLD and Lauren Rainbow - LAB & CO-OP GAIN
- Rubery and Rednal - Elected - Adrian Joseph Delaney - CON HOLD
- Shard End - Elected - Ian Anthony Ward - LAB HOLD
- Sheldon - Elected - Colin Francis Green - LIB DEM HOLD and Paul Calvin Tilsley - LIB DEM HOLD
- Small Heath - Elected - Shabino Bano - LAB HOLD and Saqib Khan - LAB HOLD
- Soho and Jewellery Quarter - Elected - Chaman Lal - LAB HOLD and Sybil Eurlena Spence - LAB HOLD
- South Yardley - Elected - Zaker Ullah Choudhry - LIB DEM HOLD
- Sparkbrook and Balsall Heath East - Elected - Shabrana Hussain - LAB HOLD and Mohammed Azim - LAB HOLD
- Sparkhill - Elected - Nicky Brennan - LAB HOLD and Rashad Mahmood LAB HOLD
- Stirchley - Elected - Mary Anne Locke - LAB & CO-OP HOLD
- Stockland Green - Elected - Jane Esther Jones - LAB HOLD and Amar Khan - LAB HOLD
- Sutton Four Oaks - Elected - Maureen Cornis - CON HOLD
- Sutton Mere Green - Elected - Meirion Jenkins - CON HOLD
- Sutton Reddicap - Elected - Richard Frederick Jex Parkin - CON HOLD
- Sutton Roughley - Elected - Ewan Forbes Mackey - CON HOLD
- Sutton Trinity - Elected - David Christopher Pears - CON HOLD
- Sutton Vesey - Elected - Rob Pocock - LAB HOLD and Kath Scott - LAB HOLD
- Sutton Walmley and Minworth - Elected - Ken Wood - CON HOLD and David Stuart Barrie - CON HOLD
- Sutton Wylde Green - Elected - Alex Yip - CON HOLD
- Tyseley and Hay Mills - Elected - Zafar Iqbal - LAB HOLD
- Ward End - Elected - Bushra Bi - LAB HOLD
- Weoley and Selly Oak - Elected - Miranda Juliet Perks - LAB HOLD and Jamie Tennant LAB HOLD
- Yardley East - Elected - Deborah Harries - LIB DEM HOLD
- Yardley West and Stechford - Elected - Baber Baz - LIB DEM HOLD
Counting for Sandwell Council votes began almost immediately after the polls closed at 10am.
The count took place at Tipton Sports Academy in Tipton, and a full declaration was made in the early hours of this morning (6 May)
Labour made two gains in the 2022 elections, as the number of seats on the council rose from 59 seats to 61.
The Conservatives gained one seat, moving their seats on the council from nine to 10.
Sandwell Together had two seats heading into the 2022 elections, and they lost one seat in yesterday’s vote.
Below is the full list of winning candidates from each ward in Sandwell Council from the 2022 Local Elections.
Included in each listing is the number of votes for each candidate in each ward, with results being provided by Sandwell Council.
- Abbey - Elected - Bob Piper - LAB HOLD
- Blackheath - Elected - Danny Millard - LAB HOLD
- Bristnall - Elected - Amolak Singh Dhariwal - LAB HOLD
- Charlemont with Grove Vale - Elected - Les Trumpeter - CON GAIN
- Cradley Heath and Old Hill - Elected - Julie Webb - LAB HOLD
- Friar Park - Elected - Simon Hackett - LAB HOLD
- Great Barr with Yew Tree - Elected - Steve Melia - LAB HOLD
- Great Bridge - Elected - Soyfur Rahman - LAB GAIN
- Greets Green and Lyng - Elected - John Giles - LAB GAIN
- Hateley Heath - Elected - Paul Moore - LAB HOLD
- Langley - Elected - Bill Gavan - LAB HOLD
- Newton - Elected - Keith Allcock - LAB HOLD
- Old Warley - Elected - Harnoor Bhullar - LAB HOLD
- Oldbury - Elected - Nagi Singh - LAB HOLD
- Princes End - Elected - David Wilkes - CON GAIN
- Rowley - Elected - Claire Mayo - LAB GAIN
- Smethwick - Elected - Ashley Lewis - LAB HOLD
- Soho and Victoria - Elected - Mohammed Uddin - LAB HOLD
- St. Paul’s - Elected - Aqeela Choudhry - LAB HOLD
- Tipton Green - Elected - Abid Hussain - LAB HOLD
- Tividale - Elected - Amrita Dunn - CON HOLD
- Wednesbury North - Elected - Luke Giles - LAB HOLD
- Wednesbury South - Elected - Ian Chambers - LAB HOLD
- West Bromwich Central - Elected - Liam Preece - LAB HOLD
The overall average turnout across Sandwell was 26.12%
Counting for Solihull Council began at 9am Counting for Solihull Borough Council seats is set to begin at 9am on Friday.
Voter turnout was 33%, which is a decrease fromon 38% at the 2021 Local Elections.
The results show the Conservatives have retained control. The current political make up of the borough council is now:
Lib Dem: 5
You can see the results for each of the 17 wards here
The Conservatives gained one seat, while the Liberal Democrats and Green Party gained two each.
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