local elections

  • 17 May 2012

    In the wake of the 2012 local elections and other recent developments, we can see that local democracy in England is in a perilous state. Voter apathy shows that. Simon Barrow looks at the issue in its wider context, and suggests that deep change is required that goes well beyond single-fix 'solutions'.

  • 6 May 2011

    The SNP are on the threshold of a historic majority in Holyrood, with the Lib Dems collapsing and voters delivering differential poll results across Britain.

  • 2 May 2007

    The Archbishop of York, has placed an advert in his local newspaper urging voters to come out against racism and the far-right British National Party in Thursday's English local elections.

  • 25 Apr 2007

    On Monday we reported a bold press release that appeared briefly on the Evangelical Alliance web site, urging Christians to vote against the BNP.

  • 13 Apr 2007

    Ahead of the May local elections, The Methodist Church has launched guidelines for churches that find themselves represented by a councillor from an extremist party.