Election Updates

Nick Brown, Labour MP, Newcastle East

Newcastle MP slams plans for a North East regional mayor

A former government minister has spoken out against the upcoming Mayor for the North East. Speaking at an event in Newcastle campaigning against a regional mayor, Newcastle East MP, Nick Brown, claimed that the proposed Devolution Agreement is not fair to the region and thinks the people of the North […]

London, United Kingdom. 7th May 2015 -- Polling station placard outside Lighthouse Baptist Church Hall in Tower Hamlets. ?. -- Voters in East London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Newham vote at the 2015 General elections, as Britain heads for a second hung parliament in succession? with ?preliminary results show?ing that? Labour and Conservatives tied at 35%.
East Londoners vote at the 2015 elections

Students urged to check on right to vote

  Sunderland students may have lost their right to vote after an electoral shake-up. The voter-registering system has been changed so that universities can no longer “block register” students living in halls of residence.. Under the new system, that has been scrapped and students will have to register as individuals. […]

Campbell increases majority in Tynemouth

Campbell increases majority in Tynemouth

Tynemouth results | Create infographics Alan Campbell extended his share of the vote by 2.9 per cent to secure Tynemouth for Labour, despite rumblings that the Conservatives might target the seat in the run up to the election. The Conservative candidate Glenn Hall finished in second place, as his party […]

UKIP reach record highs in Sunderland

UKIP reach record highs in Sunderland

By Jordan Davidson, Jen Harrison and Danny Wearin UKIP has seen significant gains in Sunderland’s three constituencies despite not winning a majority. UKIP’s popularity has risen from around 2 per cent in 2010 to about 20 per cent in 2015. This ushered in a total vote count of 23,598 this year – […]