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Summary

  1. Updates on Friday 6 May 2016

Live Reporting

By Tim Stokes and Chirag Trivedi

All times stated are UK

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Our live coverage across the day

Thank you for joining us for this London live election special.

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Updates have ended for the day here but you can find more coverage and reaction as the results unfold here.

We'll be back at 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

Sadiq Khan has been declared winner in the Brent and Harrow constituency

Sadiq Khan has been declared winner in the Brent and Harrow constituency. The Labour candidate has won 9 of the 14 constituencies with a vote share of 44.2%. 

He needs 50% to win so second preference votes will now come into effect.  

Sadiq Khan has been declared winner in the North East Constituency

Sadiq Khan has been declared winner in the North East Constituency. The Labour candidate has won 8 of the 13 constituencies to declare. One left, Brent and Harrow.

Highest-ever turnout in London mayoral election

With 14 constituencies declared, turnout is 45.6% - narrowly making it the highest turnout in a mayoral election. The previous high point was 2008, when turnout was 45.3%.

'Greens are third party in London' - Sian Berry

Susana Mendonca

BBC Radio London Political Reporter

Sian Berry
BBC

Green mayoral candidate Sian Berry joined Eddie Nestor on BBC Radio London in City Hall.

Says she thinks Greens are now "solidly the third party in London"     

Zac Goldsmith wins two more constituencies

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Zac Goldsmith has won in two more constituencies, after both Croydon & Sutton and South West declared their results.

The Conservative candidate now has won in five constituencies while Sadiq Khan has gained seven.

North East and Brent & Harrow are left to declare.

On air tonight: London election special

Coming up on BBC London News this evening:

We'll have the latest from City Hall as the final results for the London Elections come in.

Sadiq Khan
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And we'll have a special report from Wormwood Scrubs where prisoners have been confined to the cells because staff have walked out.

Tune in at 18:30 on BBC One.

Investigation to be launched into Barnet voting blunder

An investigation is being launched into a council blunder that meant many voters in Barnet were turned away from the ballot box.

Outside polling station
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Names were missing from polling lists across the borough and residents, including the Chief Rabbi, who attempted to cast their vote were stopped.

The council apologised for the bungle and later offered emergency proxy votes to residents who had been affected.

It will launch an investigation once the results in London have been declared.

All of Barnet's 155 polling stations were affected and the council is still unable to say how many of the 236,196 registered voters had been turned away.

Labour win eight seats, Conservatives win five

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All the London Assembly constituency results are now in.

Labour won eight seats while the Conservatives were victorious in five.

There was one gain, with Labour winning Merton & Wandsworth from the Conservatives.

BreakingNorth East: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for North East with Labour holding the seat.

The North East constituency is made up of the London boroughs of Waltham Forest, Hackney and Islington.

Jennette Arnold won the seat with 58.7% of the vote.

Full results:

  • Jennette Arnold (Lab) 134,307 (58.70%, +5.63%)
  • Sam Malik (C) 32,565 (14.23%, -4.37%)
  • Samir Jeraj (Green) 29,401 (12.85%, -2.61%)
  • Terry Stacy (LD) 14,312 (6.26%, -0.64%)
  • Freddy Vachha (UKIP) 11,315 (4.95%, +1.50%)
  • Tim Allen (Respect GG) 5,068 (2.22%)
  • Bill Martin (SPGB) 1,293 (0.57%)
  • Jonathan Silberman (Comm L) 536 (0.23%) 

The turnout was 228,797, a 7.4% rise on 2012.

Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith win one constituency each

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Sadiq Khan has been declared winner in Barnet & Camden while Zac Goldsmith has been victorious in Havering & Redbridge.

Sadiq now has won seven constituencies while Zac has three.

'Sadiq Khan can't deliver fare promises' - Steven Norris

Susana Mendonca

BBC Radio London Political Reporter

Steven Norris
BBC

Previous Mayoral hopeful Steven Norris tells BBC Radio London Zac Goldsmith was honest on fares.

The Conservative MP said Sadiq Khan can't deliver what he's promised.

Sadiq Khan wins in Greenwich & Lewisham

Greenwich & Lewisham have declared their results in the Mayoral election with Sadiq Khan won.

He has now been victorious in six constituencies, with Zac Goldsmith winning two.

'Sadiq Khan will win by 300,000 votes' - YouGov president

Susana Mendonca

BBC Radio London Political Reporter

Peter Kellner
BBC

YouGov President Peter Kellner has told BBC Radio London he predicts Sadiq Khan will win by 300,000 votes.

He also said the Labour candidate's victory was more to do with Boris Johnson leaving the office, not thanks to Jeremy Corbyn.

BreakingSouth West: Conservative hold

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The results have been declared for South West with the Conservatives holding the seat.

The South West constituency is made up of the London boroughs of Hounslow, Richmond upon Thames, and Kingston upon Thames.

Tony Arbour won with 37.5% of the vote.

Full results:

  • Tony Arbour (C) 84,381 (39.47%, -0.37%)
  • Martin Whelton (Lab) 62,937 (29.44%, +0.70%)
  • Rosina Robson (LD) 30,654 (14.34%, -2.34%)
  • Andree Frieze (Green) 19,745 (9.24%, -0.60%)
  • Alexander Craig (UKIP) 14,983 (7.01%, +2.11%)
  • Adam Buick (SPGB) 1,065 (0.50%)

The turnout was 213,765.

Sadiq Khan declared winner in two more constituencies

Sadiq Khan election graphic
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City & East and Enfield & Haringey have declared their Mayoral results with Sadiq Khan winning in both constituencies.

The Labour candidate has now won in five constituencies with Zac Goldsmith victorious in two.

'Labour set to take back mayoralty' - David Lammy

David Lammy
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Labour's David Lammy is in a "packed" City Hall where he tweets there is a "great atmosphere".

The Tottenham MP has declared "Labour is set to take back the mayoralty after 8 years of Boris".

BreakingBarnet & Camden: Labour hold

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The results are in for Barnet & Camden where Labour have held the seat.

Andrew Dismore won with 44.3% of the vote.

Full results:

  • Andrew Dismore (Lab) 81,482 (44.29%, -0.40%)
  • Daniel Thomas (C) 65,242 (35.46%, +3.52%)
  • Stephen Taylor (Green) 16,996 (9.24%, -1.48%)
  • Zack Polanski (LD) 11,204 (6.09%, -2.17%)
  • Joseph Langton (UKIP) 9,057 (4.92%, +0.54%) 

The turnout was 5.5% higher than in 2012.

BreakingCroydon & Sutton: Conservative hold

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The results have been declared for Croydon & Sutton where the Conservatives have held the seat.

Steve O'Connell won 38.6% of the vote.

Full results:

  • Steve O'Connell (C) 70,156 (38.57%, -0.54%)
  • Marina Ahmad (Lab) 58,542 (32.18%, -0.80%)
  • Amna Ahmad (LD) 18,859 (10.37%, -3.86%)
  • Peter Staveley (UKIP) 18,338 (10.08%, +3.09%)
  • Tracey Hague (Green) 13,513 (7.43%, +0.74%)
  • Madonna Lewis (APP) 1,386 (0.76%)
  • Richard Edmonds (NF) 1,106 (0.61%)

The turnout was 181,900.

BreakingBrent & Harrow: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for Brent & Harrow where Labour have held the seat.

Navin Shah won the seat but there was a 4.3% swing from Labour to the Conservatives.

Full results:

  • Navin Shah (Lab) 79,902 (45.74%, -2.79%)
  • Joel Davidson (C) 59,147 (33.86%, +5.87%)
  • Anton Georgiou (LD) 11,534 (6.60%, -4.21%)
  • Jafar Hassan (Green) 9,874 (5.65%, -1.62%)
  • Rathy Alagaratnam (UKIP) 9,074 (5.19%, -0.20%)
  • Akib Mahmood (Respect GG) 5,170 (2.96%)

The turnout was 174,701, up 8.7% from 2012.

BreakingEnfield & Haringey: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for Enfield & Haringey where Labour have held the seat.

Joanne McCartney won with 54% of the vote.

Full results:

  • Joanne McCartney (Lab) 91,075 (54.00%, +2.80%)
  • Linda Kelly (C) 39,923 (23.67%, -2.12%)
  • Ronald Stewart (Green) 15,409 (9.14%, +0.64%)
  • Nicholas da Costa (LD) 12,038 (7.14%, -2.27%)
  • Neville Watson (UKIP) 9,042 (5.36%, +2.39%)
  • Godson Azu (APP) 1,172 (0.69%) 

The turnout was 168,659.

BreakingGreenwich & Lewisham: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for Greenwich & Lewisham where Labour have held the seat.

There was a 2.4% swing from the Conservatives to Labour with Len Duvall winning the seat.

Full results:

  • Len Duvall (Lab) 85,735 (52.48%, +2.87%) 
  • Adam Thomas (C) 30,840 (18.88%, -1.86%)
  • Imogen Solly (Green) 20,520 (12.56%, +3.13%)
  • Paul Oakley (UKIP) 13,686 (8.38%, +4.59%)
  • Julia Fletcher (LD) 11,303 (6.92%, -0.21%)
  • Ajaratu Bangura (APP) 1,275 (0.78%) 

The turnout was up 8.5% on 2012 with 163,359 people voting.

Sadiq Khan ahead after five constituencies declare Mayoral results

Five constituencies have now declared results in the Mayoral election:

  • Bexley & Bromley: Zac Goldsmith
  • Ealing & Hillingdon: Sadiq Khan
  • Merton & Wandsworth: Sadiq Khan
  • West Central: Zac Goldsmith
  • Lambeth & Southwark: Sadiq Khan

BreakingHavering & Redbridge: Conservative hold

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The results have been declared for Havering & Redbridge where the Conservatives held the seat.

Keith Prince won with 37.7% of the vote.

Full results:

  • Keith Prince (C) 64,483 (37.70%, +0.11%)
  • Ivana Bartoletti (Lab) 63,045 (36.86%, +2.02%)
  • Lawrence Webb (UKIP) 26,788 (15.66%, +8.98%)
  • Lee Burkwood (Green) 9,617 (5.62%, +1.95%)
  • Ian Sanderson (LD) 7,105 (4.15%, -0.39%)

The turnout was up 8.2% on 2012 with 171,038 people voting.

Watch: Florence Eshalomi holds Lambeth & Southwark

Average swings after four results announced

Here is the average swings after four constituency results out of 14 in the London Assembly election: 

  • Conservative to Labour 3.19% 
  • Conservative to Liberal Democrat 1.84% 
  • Liberal Democrat to Labour 1.34%

BreakingCity & East: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for City & East with Labour holding the seat.

The City and East constituency is made up of the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Newham, Tower Hamlets and the City of London.

Unmesh Desai easily won the seat but lost votes compared to 2012.

Full results:

  • Unmesh Desai (Lab) 122,175 (57.79%, -5.18%)
  • Chris Chapman (C) 32,546 (15.39%, +0.82%)
  • Rachel Collinson (Green) 18,766 (8.88%, +2.51%) 
  • Peter Harris (UKIP) 18,071 (8.55%, +5.48%)
  • Elaine Bagshaw (LD) 10,714 (5.07%, +0.77%)
  • Rayne Mickail (Respect GG) 6,772 (3.20%) 
  • Amina Gichinga (TBTC) 1,368 (0.65%)
  • Aaron D'Souza (APP) 1,009 (0.48%)

The turnout was 42%, 8% higher than four years ago.

BreakingEaling & Hillingdon: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for Ealing & Hillingdon where Labour have held the seat.

There was a 3% swing from the Conservatives to Labour with Onkar Sahota winning the constituency.

Full results:

  • Onkar Sahota (Lab) 86,088 (42.83%, +2.80%)
  • Dominic Gilham (C) 70,155 (34.91%, -3.23%)
  • Alex Nieora (UKIP)
  • 15,832 (7.88%, +3.76%)
  • Meena Hans (Green) 15,758 (7.84%, +1.20%)
  • Francesco Fruzza (LD) 13,154 (6.54%, -0.66%)

The turnout was 200,987.

London Mayoral election extravaganza on BBC Radio London

BBC Radio London

BBC Radio London team in City Hall
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The BBC Radio London team is at City Hall for our London Mayoral election extravaganza. 

Our live results show with Eddie Nestor starts at 17:00.

Turnout up 4% after four constituencies declared

Electoral staff work at a count centre
Reuters

After four constituency results out of 14 have been declared in the London Assembly election the turnout is 716,304 (46.09%, +7.03%).

Ken Livingstone to Labour critics: 'You've cost us seats'

BBC News Channel

Ken Livingstone
BBC

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has commented on the anti-Semitism row that engulfed Labour last week.

He told the BBC News Channel others in Labour made an issue of it and told the critics: "You've cost us seats all over the country."  

Results in for two constituencies for London Mayor

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Results from two constituencies have been declared for the Mayoral election.

Sadiq Khan won Lambeth & Southwark, while Zac Goldsmith won Bexley & Bromley.

Watch: Gareth Bacon wins Bexley & Bromley

BreakingLambeth & Southwark: Labour hold

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The results have been declared for Lambeth & Southwark with Labour holding the seat.

There was a small swing to the Conservatives but Florence Eshalomi retained the place.

Full results:

  • Florence Eshalomi (Lab) 96,946 (51.63%, -1.18%) 
  • Robert Flint (C) 34,703 (18.48%, -0.89%)
  • Rashid Nix (Green) 25,793 (13.74%, +2.23%)
  • Michael Bukola (LD) 21,489 (11.44%, -0.20%)
  • Idham Ramadi (UKIP) 6,591 (3.51%, +0.72%)
  • Kevin Parkin (SPGB) 1,333 (0.71%, -1.15%)
  • Amadu Kanumansa (APP) 906 (0.48%)

The turnout was 6.7% higher than it was in 2012.

BreakingWest Central: Conservative hold

Tony Devenish
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The results have been declared for West Central with the Conservatives holding the seat.

There was a 5.2% swing from the Conservatives to Labour but Tony Devenish still retained the seat.

The West Central constituency is made up of the London boroughs of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith & Fulham.

Full results:

  • Tony Devenish (C) 67,775 (44.20%, -6.18%) 
  • Mandy Richards (Lab) 53,211 (34.71%, +4.22%) 
  • Jennifer Nadel (Green) 14,050 (9.16%, +0.42%) 
  • Annabel Mullin (LD) 10,577 (6.90%, +0.04%) 
  • Clive Egan (UKIP) 7,708 (5.03%, +1.50%)

The turnout was 153,321.

BreakingMerton & Wandsworth: Labour gain

Leonie Cooper
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The results have been declared for Merton & Wandsworth with Labour gaining the seat from the Conservatives.

Leonie Cooper won 42% of the vote to give Labour a majority of 2.3%.

Full results:

  • Leonie Cooper (Lab) 77,340 (41.71%, +5.17%) 
  • David Dean (C) 73,039 (39.39%, -3.75%) 
  • Esther Obiri-Darko (Green) 14,682 (7.92%, +0.44%) 
  • Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett (LD) 10,732 (5.79%, -2.09%) 
  • Elizabeth Jones (UKIP) 8,478 (4.57%, +2.11%) 
  • Thamilini Kulendran (Ind) 1,142 (0.62%, -0.99%) Lab maj 4,301 (2.32%)

The turnout was higher than in 2012 with 185,431 voting in the borough.

Higher turnout than 2012

Tim Donovan

BBC London, Political Editor

Detail is seen on a ballot box
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So much for the predicted low turnout.

It looks like many more voters went to the polling stations than in 2012, with a possible overall turnout of over 40%.

Was it the sunny weather that did it?

Boris signs off from City Hall

Watch: 'It looks like one of the bigger victories'

Prof Tony Travers from the London School of Economics tells  BBC London's political editor Tim Donovan he expects it will be "one of the bigger victories" for Sadiq Khan in the London mayoral election.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out of Euros

BBC Sport

England winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out of this summer's European Championship after suffering his second knee injury of the season.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain injured during match
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says "there is no chance of the Euros" for the 22-year-old, who is expected to be out for a further six to eight weeks.

Oxlade-Chamberlain suffered his initial knee injury in the Champions League defeat by Barcelona on 23 February.