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Daily Mirror
Latest updates and results from the 2016 local electionsyou haven’t watched it yet, please do yourself a massive favour. It’s good to
Latest updates and results from the 2016 local elections
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 minutes ago
you haven’t watched it yet, please do yourself a massive favour. It’s good to see both Lord Scriven and the local Lib Dems have developed a sense of humour about the whole thing. Votes for the London mayor and Assembly have been counted... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leaderone of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leader
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
one of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and Radnorshire with an increased majority, the Lib Dems lost four seats on a bad night for the party. In a letter announcing her decision, she said that "despite our best... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leaderone of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leader
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 minutes ago
one of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and Radnorshire with an increased majority, the Lib Dems lost four seats on a bad night for the party. In a letter announcing her decision, she said that "despite our best... Read more
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Bury Times
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leaderone of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leader
Bury Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
one of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and Radnorshire with an increased majority, the Lib Dems lost four seats on a bad night for the party. In a letter announcing her decision, she said that "despite our best... Read more
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Gazette
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leaderone of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leader
Gazette / Posted 20 minutes ago
one of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and Radnorshire with an increased majority, the Lib Dems lost four seats on a bad night for the party. In a letter announcing her decision, she said that "despite our best... Read more
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guardian-series
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leaderone of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leader
guardian-series / Posted 22 minutes ago
one of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and Radnorshire with an increased majority, the Lib Dems lost four seats on a bad night for the party. In a letter announcing her decision, she said that "despite our best... Read more
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This is West Country
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leaderone of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and
Kirsty Williams quits as Welsh Lib Dem leader
This is West Country / Posted 28 minutes ago
one of its seats in Cardiff Bay. Although she held her own seat in Brecon and Radnorshire with an increased majority, the Lib Dems lost four seats on a bad night for the party. In a letter announcing her decision, she said that "despite our best... Read more
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The Comet
North Herts District Council elections 2016 round-up: Labour and Lib Dems gain at Conservatives’ expense The Conservatives retain their majority following the North Herts District Co
North Herts District Council elections 2016 round-up: Labour and Lib Dems gain at Conservatives’ expense
The Comet / Posted 30 minutes ago
The Conservatives retain their majority following the North Herts District Council elections, despite losing two seats including that of... Read more
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Express and Star
Tory John Campion is elected West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner « Express & Starwith 6,580. Fourth place was Ukip's Peter Jewell (6,082), fifth Greens' John Ra
Tory John Campion is elected West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 30 minutes ago
with 6,580. Fourth place was Ukip's Peter Jewell (6,082), fifth Greens' John Raine (2,897), and sixth Margareth Rowley the Lib Dems (2,530). The count took place at Shrewsbury Sports Village. Eight candidates stood to succeed Bill Longmore, who... Read more
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International Business Times
UK elections: If 'hanging on' is a measure of success, Corbyn's Labour has gone backwards a small number of seats will be seen as a creditable performance for the otherw
UK elections: If 'hanging on' is a measure of success, Corbyn's Labour has gone backwards
International Business Times / Posted 56 minutes ago
a small number of seats will be seen as a creditable performance for the otherwise embattled David Cameron. UKIP and the Lib Dems will likely also feel pleased with their performance. Most commentary has focused on the implications for the... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Girl power at the polls as red is still the colour at Leeds councilparty retains its huge overall majority at Leeds Civic Hall. It was the same s
Girl power at the polls as red is still the colour at Leeds council
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 58 minutes ago
party retains its huge overall majority at Leeds Civic Hall. It was the same story for the other parties, with the Tories, Lib Dems, Greens and Morley Borough Independents all holding the seats they were contesting. The Tories remain the largest... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Alan Billings re-elected as South Yorkshire crime tsarthe latest version. Mark Burns-Williamson, Labour Peter Corkindale, Ukip All
Alan Billings re-elected as South Yorkshire crime tsar
Wakefield Today / Posted an hour ago
the latest version. Mark Burns-Williamson, Labour Peter Corkindale, Ukip Allan Doherty, Conservatives Stewart Golton, Lib Dems Therese Hirst, English Democrats David Allen, English Democrats 19,144 Alan Billings, Labour 144,978 Gavin... Read more
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The Comet
North Herts District Council elections 2016: Lib Dems win Hitchin Highbury seat from Conservatives as leader Tim Farron congratulates victorious candidate The Liberal Democrats have won the seat of Hitchin Highbury from the Conserva
North Herts District Council elections 2016: Lib Dems win Hitchin Highbury seat from Conservatives as leader Tim Farron congratulates victorious candidate
The Comet / Posted 2 hours ago
The Liberal Democrats have won the seat of Hitchin Highbury from the Conservatives’ David... Read more
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The Comet
North Herts District Council elections 2016: Labour hold five seats across Hitchin and Letchworth493 (ELECTED) Andrew Scouler (UKIP), 149 Turnout: 32.05 per cent Letchworth
North Herts District Council elections 2016: Labour hold five seats across Hitchin and Letchworth
The Comet / Posted 2 hours ago
493 (ELECTED) Andrew Scouler (UKIP), 149 Turnout: 32.05 per cent Letchworth East Rosemary Bland (Green), 126 Jane Fae (Lib Dems), 86 Mark Hughes (UKIP), 111 Ian Mantle (Lab), 505 (ELECTED) Paul Ross (Indy), 136 David Wakelin (Con),... Read more
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The Comet
North Herts District Council elections 2016: Lib Dems hold Chesfield ward covering Stevenage’s Great Ashby area The Liberal Democrats have held on to the Chesfield ward seat at the North He
North Herts District Council elections 2016: Lib Dems hold Chesfield ward covering Stevenage’s Great Ashby area
The Comet / Posted 2 hours ago
The Liberal Democrats have held on to the Chesfield ward seat at the North Herts District Council elections. Terry Tyler has retained... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Labour win West Thornton by-electionwhich saw a 43.98 per cent turn out, had been called following Cllr Emily Benn’
Labour win West Thornton by-election
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
which saw a 43.98 per cent turn out, had been called following Cllr Emily Benn’s resignation announcement last month. Labour - 3,136 votes Conservative - 989 Lib Dems – 140 Ukip - 145 Independence from Europe Party – 77 English Democrat... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool council election results 2016 sees Liberal Democrats make gainsand the Greens now have four seats, making them the biggest parties after Labou
Liverpool council election results 2016 sees Liberal Democrats make gains
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
and the Greens now have four seats, making them the biggest parties after Labour which has 80 of the council’s 90. The Lib Dems said the wins herald a “resurgence” for the party, and claimed it was a springboard to retake the council by... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Sykes stays but Lib-Dems lose groundLIB-DEM leader Councillor Howard Sykes led the way for his party but saw it los
Sykes stays but Lib-Dems lose ground
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
LIB-DEM leader Councillor Howard Sykes led the way for his party but saw it lose a seat overall. He secured the Shaw ward - making it his 29th year on the council - but the Lib-Dems lost Saddleworth West and Lees after Val Sedgwick stood down with... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Lochhead re-elected as MSPDouglas Ross, who polled 12,867. Sean Morton for Labour finished third with 3,
Lochhead re-elected as MSP
Forres Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Douglas Ross, who polled 12,867. Sean Morton for Labour finished third with 3,547, while Jamie Paterson for the Lib Dems received 1,265 votes. Turnout at the 2016 Moray election was 54.1% with 33,421 (valid) votes cast. The declaration... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour holds off UKIP as EU referendum costs Tories in Wales - analysismight plunge to 24 amid a Ukip surge. But the seven seats did not come at Labo
Labour holds off UKIP as EU referendum costs Tories in Wales - analysis
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
might plunge to 24 amid a Ukip surge. But the seven seats did not come at Labour's expense, rather from the Tories and the Lib Dems. Welsh Assembly results 2016 Last updated: 10:00. 60/60 declared The UK Government's flat-footed response –... Read more
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Daily Record
Ten surprising things from the 2016 Holyrood electionfourth place. The Greens have won six seats, one shy of their previous best in
Ten surprising things from the 2016 Holyrood election
Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
fourth place. The Greens have won six seats, one shy of their previous best in the "rainbow parliament" of 2003 when the Lib Dems won 17 seats and formed their second coalition government with Labour. It seemed the Lib Dems could not sink any... Read more
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SKY News
Corbyn's Vow To Scotland After Labour ThrashedCymru leader Leanne Wood left the party with 29 seats, with Plaid Cymru on 12,
Corbyn's Vow To Scotland After Labour Thrashed
SKY News / Posted 4 hours ago
Cymru leader Leanne Wood left the party with 29 seats, with Plaid Cymru on 12, the Conservatives 11, UKIP seven and the Lib Dems one. While the Labour losses in England and Wales have not been as great as some predicted, Jo Cox MP, who... Read more
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International Business Times
UK election results in full: SNP overall majority slips as Labour loses Scottish and Welsh votes party ended the night with 24 Members of Scottish Parliament (MSP) while the To
UK election results in full: SNP overall majority slips as Labour loses Scottish and Welsh votes
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
party ended the night with 24 Members of Scottish Parliament (MSP) while the Tories made big strides, gaining 16 seats. The Lib Dems made unexpected gains, particularly in Edinburgh Western and North East Fife. Labour fell short of an overall... Read more
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birminghammail
Labour 'isn't winning' in key West Midlands towns and boroughsUKIP and independents since last June. But Walsall’s Labour group leader Sean C
Labour 'isn't winning' in key West Midlands towns and boroughs
birminghammail / Posted 5 hours ago
UKIP and independents since last June. But Walsall’s Labour group leader Sean Coughlan said he now planned to meet with the Lib Dems to make arrangements to run the council. And Labour could potentially take control of Worcester in partnership with... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Seven things to talk about after the Wirral electionsin Wirral despite being in opposition nationally.A bitter blow Deselected by L
Seven things to talk about after the Wirral elections
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
in Wirral despite being in opposition nationally.A bitter blow Deselected by Labour, the party he defected to from the Lib Dems in 2011, Bromborough councillor Steve Niblock was standing as an independent but was ousted by Labour’s Warren Ward.... Read more
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Scotsman
Updated) Who are the new MSPs?entering politics Cole-Hamilton worked for a range of children’s charities. The
Updated) Who are the new MSPs?
Scotsman / Posted 5 hours ago
entering politics Cole-Hamilton worked for a range of children’s charities. The new MSP nabbed Edinburgh Western for the Lib Dems cruising to a comfortable victory over the SNP’s Toni Giugliano. Finlay Carson - Conservative Galloway and West... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Surprised by the election result? You're not the only onefourth place The Greens have won six seats, one shy of their previous best in
Surprised by the election result? You're not the only one
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 hours ago
fourth place The Greens have won six seats, one shy of their previous best in the "rainbow parliament" of 2003 when the Lib Dems won 17 seats and formed their second coalition government with Labour. It seemed the Lib Dems could not sink any... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The winners and losers from UK elections 2016city. Can I just say, there are cities around the world where people wouldn't d
The winners and losers from UK elections 2016
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
city. Can I just say, there are cities around the world where people wouldn't dare to do that. It's worth thinking about." Lib Dems in Scotland The Liberal Democrats secured some victories, with their leader Willie Rennie winning the North East... Read more
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heraldscotland
Surprised by the election result? You're not the only onefifth place. The Greens have won six seats, one shy of their previous best in
Surprised by the election result? You're not the only one
heraldscotland / Posted 5 hours ago
fifth place. The Greens have won six seats, one shy of their previous best in the "rainbow parliament" of 2003 when the Lib Dems won 17 seats and formed their second coalition government with Labour. It seemed the Lib Dems could not sink any... Read more
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Daily Record
Andy Philip: Nicola is upstaged by Ruth while Kezia sinks like a stoneNicola Sturgeon would fall short of her former boss’s record majority. Or that
Andy Philip: Nicola is upstaged by Ruth while Kezia sinks like a stone
Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
Nicola Sturgeon would fall short of her former boss’s record majority. Or that Scots would swing back behind the Lib Dems in parts of Scotland to give them better constituency results than Labour. Most of the talk before the election was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Corbyn's Labour under fire after third place finish in Scotland and local council losses but party fares better in Walescouncils, Labour has 40 councils, down one, and 768 seats, down 7. The Tories
Corbyn's Labour under fire after third place finish in Scotland and local council losses but party fares better in Wales
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
councils, Labour has 40 councils, down one, and 768 seats, down 7. The Tories have 19 councils and 467 seats, up 9. The Lib Dems have two councils, 173 seats, up four. UKIP has 28 seats, up 21. The Greens have 11 seats, down three. Counting... Read more
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walesonline
The winners and losers from Assembly Election 2016predicted they would lose seats, possibly to the Welsh Conservatives. But in al
The winners and losers from Assembly Election 2016
walesonline / Posted 6 hours ago
predicted they would lose seats, possibly to the Welsh Conservatives. But in all the seats targeted by the Tories (and the Lib Dems in Cardiff Central), Labour held on. They finished with 29 seats, one less than they had in 2011. They were,... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but fails to win majoritywas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but fails to win majority
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Election 2016 LIVE: SNP fail to secure majorityseats from 2011, while the Conservatives are up 8.1%. Total breakdown of const
Scottish Election 2016 LIVE: SNP fail to secure majority
Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
seats from 2011, while the Conservatives are up 8.1%. Total breakdown of constituency seats: SNP - 59 Conservatives - 7 Lib Dems - 4 Labour -3 SNP’s Christine Grahame comfortably retains her seat. Neil Bibby (Labour) Jamie Greene... Read more
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Sussex Express
Vote for a bright futureare committed. Sussex Express readers will face a momentous moment of destiny
Vote for a bright future
Sussex Express / Posted 7 hours ago
are committed. Sussex Express readers will face a momentous moment of destiny in two months’ time. Will they vote objectively for a bright future or side with the Gang of Three: Gove, Farage, Johnson? Alan Whittaker, Chairman, Wealden... Read more
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Gazette News
Conservatives win most seats, but won't get poweris now all labour,im a natural conservative but the cons never take this area s
Conservatives win most seats, but won't get power
Gazette News / Posted 7 hours ago
is now all labour,im a natural conservative but the cons never take this area seriously putting out paper candidates,the lib dems have taken the electorate of this area for granted,taking decisions that affect their constituents without... Read more
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The Comet
Stevenage Borough Council Elections 2016: Labour holds 10 out of 13 seats contestedFarquharson, Con – 603 Michelle Gardner, Lab – 783 (ELECTED) Mark Pickersgill
Stevenage Borough Council Elections 2016: Labour holds 10 out of 13 seats contested
The Comet / Posted 7 hours ago
Farquharson, Con – 603 Michelle Gardner, Lab – 783 (ELECTED) Mark Pickersgill, TUSC – 96 Barbara Segadelli, Lib Dems – 98 Turnout: 32.11 per cent Bedwell: David Bundy, Con – 415 David Cullen, Lab – 917 (ELECTED) Steve Glennon,... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election 2016: It's the women who won itbecoming a politician. She was first elected to the Assembly in 2011. She was
Assembly election 2016: It's the women who won it
walesonline / Posted 7 hours ago
becoming a politician. She was first elected to the Assembly in 2011. She was expected to face a fierce challenge from the Lib Dems. But in the end, it was a relatively comfortable hold in the end for Jenny, who won 10,116 votes. Lib Dems’ Eluned... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but fails to win majoritywas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but fails to win majority
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Elections 2016: A test for police and crime commissionersare: West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson, Labour Peter Corkindale, Ukip Al
Elections 2016: A test for police and crime commissioners
Wakefield Today / Posted 8 hours ago
are: West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson, Labour Peter Corkindale, Ukip Allan Doherty, Conservatives Stewart Golton, Lib Dems Therese Hirst, English Democrats South Yorkshire David Allen, English Democrats Alan Billings, Labour Gavin... Read more
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Daily Mirror
SNP lose control of Scottish Parliament as Labour slip to third placemade major gains. Nicola Sturgeon's party fell two seats short of an overall m
SNP lose control of Scottish Parliament as Labour slip to third place
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
made major gains. Nicola Sturgeon's party fell two seats short of an overall majority, meaning a coalition of the Tories, Lib Dems, Labour and Greens could defeat them in votes. With all 129 seats reported, Labour have slipped behind the Tories... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Two-vote margin in close call for St Albans councillor- but that was Conservative until Julie Bell became an Independent late last ye
Two-vote margin in close call for St Albans councillor
Herts Advertiser / Posted 8 hours ago
- but that was Conservative until Julie Bell became an Independent late last year and decided not to stand again - and the Lib Dems took a seat from Labour in Ashley ward. Other than those two changes, all the seats remained in the hands of the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
heraldscotland / Posted 8 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP heading back to power but they have lost their majoritysix more than in the 2011 election. The constituency share of the vote was: SN
SNP heading back to power but they have lost their majority
Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
six more than in the 2011 election. The constituency share of the vote was: SNP 46.5%, Labour 22.6%, Conservatives 22% and Lib Dems 7.8%. The Tories won seven constituency seats with the Lib Dems bagging seven and Labour only winning... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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Northern Echo
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertainwas elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP.
SNP wins third term at Holyrood but majority uncertain
Northern Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
was elected as the new MSP for Edinburgh Western, taking the seat from the SNP. But the Scottish Greens overtook the Lib Dems to become the fourth largest party at Holyrood, after returning a number of MSPs on the regional lists. Green... Read more
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