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3 May 2024updated 06 May 2024 11:42am

Mapped: The 2024 local election results

Follow Ben Walker’s unique ward-by-ward map on State of the Nation.

By New Statesman

The local election results are sending an unambiguous message: Labour is heading for government and the Conservatives for opposition. Keir Starmer’s party has gained councils including Hartlepool, Redditch, Rushmoor and Thurrock and it has won the North Yorkshire mayoralty (encompassing Rishi Sunak’s own constituency).

But what do the swings tell us about the likely outcome of the next general election? For an essential guide, follow Ben Walker’s unique ward-by-ward map on State of the Nation, our polling site, charting all 2,700 council contests.

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