On 5 May 2022, voters will go to the polls to elect over 6,000 local representatives. In total, 147 councils in England, all 32 councils in Scotland and all 22 councils in Wales are holding elections. 6 directly elected council mayors in England are also up for election – as well as one metropolitan mayor.
We are excited to announce that we have once again partnered with the Vuelio Political team to bring you all the latest news, backgrounders, policy announcements and media reaction in the run up to the big day.
Our weekly elections bulletin will go live on 7 April and it will cover:
- Local council elections in England, including the ones to watch and key local government facts and figures
- Combined authority mayoral elections and local authority mayoral elections in England
- Local elections in Wales
- Local elections in Scotland
- Northern Ireland Assembly elections
You can sign up to receive the weekly bulletin, starting on Thursday 7 April, here. Just make sure you’re registered with LGIU and choose Democracy, Devolution and Governance as a topic of interest following the actions below.
|Your one-stop shop for local elections support and resources
At LGIU we have been delving into our extensive local government library to curate a comprehensive support package for all your UK local election needs. Each week we are focusing on important topics like public trust, Covid safety, transparency, personal safety and diversity.
Be sure to register on our website here (selecting Democracy, Devolution and Governance as a topic of interest) so you never miss an update.