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Labour controlled 99 councils in England immediately afer the local elections of May 2017; the Conservatives controlled 200, while the Liberal Democrats controlled 8 councils.
The Scottish Nationalist Party won a majority of seats (63 out of 129) in the Scottish Parliament at the 2016 elections. Their total share of the vote was 44.1%, down 0.6 of a percentage point on 2011. The Conservatives are the second largest party with 31 seats.
Labour won 29 out of 60 seats in the 2016 Welsh Assembly elections. Labour's vote share was 33.1%, down 6.4% percentage points on 2011. Plaid Cymru are the second largest party with 12 seats and their vote share rose by 2.1 percentage points.
The second elections for Police and Crime Commissioners were held in England (excl. London) and Wales on 5 May 2016.
Commons Briefing papers SN02634
Author: Noel Dempsey