Latest updates Election 2015

05.08.2015

15:47

Election officer standards 'not met'

A returning officer for the 2015 general and local elections in Hull did not meet the Electoral Commission's (EC) standards, the watchdog says.

13.05.2015

13:45

Worcester winning streak continues

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Tories increase their grip on power as Lib Dem vote collapses.
13:23

Labour's missed bus in Yorkshire

Political editor Len Tingle reflects on how he and Labour "got it wrong".

10.05.2015

18:00

New MP makes city jobs top priority

Ruth Smeeth, the new Labour MP for Stoke North, says the city "desperately" needs new jobs and investment.
14:10

UKIP takes control of first council

UKIP wins control of its first district council, Thanet in Kent - the area where former leader Nigel Farage failed to become an MP.

09.05.2015

11:35

Bail over election police car fire

Five men are bailed after arrests were made over a fire in a police car outside an election count in Leicestershire.

08.05.2015

16:51

High-profile Lib Dem MPs ousted

The Liberal Democrats, including high-profile members of the party such as Business Secretary Vince Cable, lose all but one of their seats in the capital.
15:54

Boris Johnson political ascent touted

Boris Johnson's election victory has encouraged speculation that this could be the start of his political ascent.
14:41

English wins secure Tory majority

A string of surprising wins across England helps the Conservatives secure a comfortable Commons majority.
14:23

Tory McVey beaten in Wirral West

The Conservative employment minister Esther McVey narrowly loses her Merseyside seat to Labour.
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