OH! WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING!
And as the results continue to come in, oh what a beautiful day?
Lib Dems trounced nationally, Labour winning over 500 seats and over twenty councils throughout England and Wales. We have taken seats from the Tories, BNP, Lib Dems, Plaid and UKIP. And it looks as though the SNP may not have won Glasgow as predicted. From Great Yarmouth to Plymouth this is a great result for Labour and Ed Milibands leadership. Even in Bradford, where we lost seats to Respect, overall we have gained two seats!
Harlow, Southhampton, Dudley – directly from the Tories
Birmingham, Carlisle, Derby, Norwich, Reading – from No Overall Control.
The London results are not yet in, and Scotland is only counting now. The Ken & Boris show is over – too close to call, although whichever way the votes go, David Cameron will have to watch his back…