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Summary

  • Results due for Crawley Borough, Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils.
  • Also expecting Lancing Parish Council and Sompting Parish Council results
  • Labour retain control of Hastings Borough Council

5:06pm

So that's it for this live 2014 local election coverage. It's been an exciting day with Labour regaining control of Crawley Borough Council picking up an extra councillor in Hastings.

In Adur and Worthing the Tory predictably stayed in control on the council.

And as for UKIP, they didn't pick up many seats but they surged ahead of many other parties to finish a strong second in many wards.

So all this makes for an interesting start to the final 12 months before next years general election.

A full analysis and break down of results will be featured in tomorrow's Argus

4:19pm

So that's all the wards for Adur and Worthing District Council, it remains in Conservative control but Ukip have picked up some momentum going into next year with some strong second place finishes and a few wins

4:17pm

Ukip pick up 2 more seats in Mash Barn ward at Adur District Council

4:11pm

Worthing, Salvington: Lib 173, Green 181, UKIP 988, Lab 236, Con 1011

4:02pm

So that is Worthing's first Green councillor. Central goes to the Greens by just nine votes (Conservatives in second).

4:01pm

Worthing, Central: Lib 188, Green 610, UKIP 559, Lab 362, Con 601

4:00pm

Worthing, Offington: Lib 194, Green 164, UKIP 798, Lab 191, Con 1240

4:00pm

Adur, Marine: Lib 74, Green 128, UKIP 248, Lab 128, Ind 743

3:55pm

Also interesting Ukip vote in Adur and Worthing seems to be coming from Labour and other left parties

3:54pm

Breakdown of Conservative votes in Adur and Worthing show their support is coming from male and females from 20-70, that is broad appeal

3:45pm

New Conservative councillor for Churchill ward James Butcher has increased the Tory majority from 1 last time out to about 151 this time

3:40pm

Worthing, Marine: Lib 189, Green 264, UKIP 692, Lab 298, Con 1114

3:40pm

Worthing, Goring: Lib 186, Green 217, UKIP 817, Lab 305, Con 1435

3:40pm

Worthing, Gaisford: Lib 300, Green 317, UKIP 537, Lab 312, Con 874

3:40pm

Adur, St Marys: Lib 88, Green 174, UKIP 289, Lab 309, Con 508

3:39pm

Worthing, Selden: Lib 298, Green 199, UKIP 526, Lab 354, Con 601

3:35pm

And now it's Adur and Worthing where the Conservatives appear to be holding firm against a strong Ukip challenge

3:17pm

Adur, Southwick Green: Lib 88, Green 109, UKIP 271, Lab 244, Con 588

3:16pm

Worthing, Tarring: Lib 713, Green 197, UKIP 664, Lab 218, Con 470

3:16pm

Adur, Widewater: Lib 149, UKIP 706, Lab 318, Con 617

3:09pm

Worthing, Castle: Lib 414, Green 88, UKIP 653, Lab 324, Con 702

3:09pm

Worthing, Broadwater: Lib 272, Green 202, UKIP 691, Lab 288, Con 754

3:07pm

Worthing, Heene: Lib 158, Green 507, UKIP 498, Lab 222, Con 714

2:59pm

Worthing, Northbrook: Lib 169, Green 54, UKIP 328, Lab 86, Con 355

2:58pm

Worthing, Durrington: Lib 345, Green 50, UKIP 526, Lab 152, Con 494

2:56pm

Adur, Peverel: Lib 75, UKIP 420, Lab 236, Con 469

2:56pm

Adur, Buckingham: Lib 67, Green 101, UKIP 250, Lab 171, Con 678

2:56pm

Adur, Eastbrook: Lib 138, Green 81, UKIP 325, Lab 262, Con 428

2:55pm

Adur, Cokeham: Lib 318, UKIP 452, Lab 223, Con 317

2:54pm

Adur, Manor: LD120, UKIP 448, LP 168, CP 590

2:54pm

Adur, Hillside: Lib 59, Green 65, UKIP 402, Lab 214, Con 529

2:53pm

Adur, Churchill Ward: LD 217, UKIP 481, Con 631

2:52pm

Adur, Southlands Ward: Lib 55, Green 50, UKIP 371, Lab 250, Con 353

2:49pm

Adur and Worthing results are starting to come through. We will update them by ward as and when.

2:31pm

So the full results are in for Crawley. Our local government reporter is making his way to the Worthing and Adur count. To see the full results for Crawley results click here 

2:01pm

It's official, Labour is back in control of Crawley Borough Council

1:24pm

We're very close but a by-election count in Pound Hill South and Worth is causing a bit of a hold up

1:08pm

There's been a slight delay in results announcement while a few wards are checked again, it's very close in some areas

12:41pm

The Argus: Counters get a well earned break while we wait for results

12:27pm

It's not official yet but it looks like the Conservatives have lost Crawley Borough Council to Labour

12:15pm

We're down to the last few counts now and smiles are starting to develop on certain groups

12:02pm

28 minutes until first results expected and could be significant vote shift in Crawley

11:57am

Agents called for Ifield, that's the last of Labour's four target seats. There is definitely tension in the air now

11:51am

Agents being called for Southgate, could be significant for Labour as rumours grow they will take back the council

11:50am

Ukip don't believe they've taken any seats but could have pushed the Tories into third place in many wards

11:39am

There's a large Labour contingent gathered around the West Field count, nerves are rising as results edge closer

11:28am

Strong rumour going around that Labour have the lead in two of their four target seats

11:10am

Being told some of these wards could come down to as little as 10 or 20 votes, just goes to show that every one counts

11:06am

Current Conservative council leader Howard Bloom says he just can't predict how this election will go and the parties are dealing with the unknown

10:49am

We're expecting results to start coming in at 12:30 and they'll come thick and fast

10:41am

The count has started in Broadfield South

10:28am

Labour have targeted four key wards (Broadfield South, Ifield, Southgate and West Green) they need to take three of these seats and not lose any of their own to take back control of the council 

10:16am

This is the current make up of the council 20 Conservatives, 16 Labour and 1 Ukip

10:10am

I'm now here at the beginning of the count in Crawley, it's still early but there is a buzz around the K2 centre. Crawley is a key marginal seat for Labour who will be hoping to take the council back ahead of the general election next year

10:05am

Results are already in for Hastings, with Labour retaining control of the council.

For our full story click here

 

 

10:00am

The Argus local government reporter Mike Davies will first be in Crawley before making his way to Adur and Worthing for the results and full reaction.

Reporter Ben James will be in the office rounding up all the results and reaction.

Please leave your thoughts below this live blog.

9:57am

Hello and welcome to our local election live blog. We will be bringing you all the latest results from Crawley Borough Council, Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council.

We are also expecting the results from Lancing Parish Council and Sompting Parish Council.

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10:36am Fri 23 May 14

numbnuts999 says...

The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.
The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area. numbnuts999
  • Score: 6

12:15pm Fri 23 May 14

Mr chock says...

numbnuts999 wrote:
The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.
yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers
so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?
[quote][p][bold]numbnuts999[/bold] wrote: The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.[/p][/quote]yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ? Mr chock
  • Score: -7

12:38pm Fri 23 May 14

Quiterie says...

Mr chock wrote:
numbnuts999 wrote:
The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.
yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers
so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?
Well I didn't, along with most of the rest of the country. Why do you ask?
[quote][p][bold]Mr chock[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]numbnuts999[/bold] wrote: The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.[/p][/quote]yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?[/p][/quote]Well I didn't, along with most of the rest of the country. Why do you ask? Quiterie
  • Score: 3

1:29pm Fri 23 May 14

Sarah Booker Lewis says...

numbnuts999 wrote:
The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.
No district council elections in Arun this year.
[quote][p][bold]numbnuts999[/bold] wrote: The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.[/p][/quote]No district council elections in Arun this year. Sarah Booker Lewis
  • Score: 2

1:41pm Fri 23 May 14

Mr chock says...

Quiterie wrote:
Mr chock wrote:
numbnuts999 wrote:
The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.
yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers
so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?
Well I didn't, along with most of the rest of the country. Why do you ask?
because i was told to vote tactically .. " what is tactical about voting for the parties currently in control that are useless ? UKip the new fresh approach ! ?
[quote][p][bold]Quiterie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr chock[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]numbnuts999[/bold] wrote: The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.[/p][/quote]yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?[/p][/quote]Well I didn't, along with most of the rest of the country. Why do you ask?[/p][/quote]because i was told to vote tactically .. " what is tactical about voting for the parties currently in control that are useless ? UKip the new fresh approach ! ? Mr chock
  • Score: 1

3:33pm Fri 23 May 14

Quiterie says...

Mr chock wrote:
Quiterie wrote:
Mr chock wrote:
numbnuts999 wrote:
The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.
yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers
so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?
Well I didn't, along with most of the rest of the country. Why do you ask?
because i was told to vote tactically .. " what is tactical about voting for the parties currently in control that are useless ? UKip the new fresh approach ! ?
I see. Many thanks for sharing your voting strategy with us all.
[quote][p][bold]Mr chock[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Quiterie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr chock[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]numbnuts999[/bold] wrote: The Argus - Your Voice says the tagline - obviously NOT if your in the Arun District area.[/p][/quote]yes the argus is re locating as many of you know its not got many reporters at its brighton hollingbury office now its all down electronically in cyberspace... not such a problem " having a representative office like the Argus office in brighton centers of town was nice but the costs = more expensive newspapers so who did not vote Ukip in the euro elections ?[/p][/quote]Well I didn't, along with most of the rest of the country. Why do you ask?[/p][/quote]because i was told to vote tactically .. " what is tactical about voting for the parties currently in control that are useless ? UKip the new fresh approach ! ?[/p][/quote]I see. Many thanks for sharing your voting strategy with us all. Quiterie
  • Score: 0

5:39pm Fri 23 May 14

angrymonkey says...

are the people of Worthing going mad voting greens have they not seen what done to Brighton ?
are the people of Worthing going mad voting greens have they not seen what done to Brighton ? angrymonkey
  • Score: 17

6:48pm Fri 23 May 14

deve says...

Almost 1 in 4 people who voted nationally (23%) voted for UKIP. Wonder if they will get 23% of UK MEP seats ? Can see UK greens not needing to go Brussels soon !
Almost 1 in 4 people who voted nationally (23%) voted for UKIP. Wonder if they will get 23% of UK MEP seats ? Can see UK greens not needing to go Brussels soon ! deve
  • Score: 3

9:26pm Fri 23 May 14

sussexram40 says...

Turnout 36%. UKIP share of vote - 17%

So only 1 in 3 could even be bothered to vote, of whom only 1 in 6 voted UKIP

Whats that - only about 5% (1 in 20) of voters went out and voted for UKIP.
Turnout 36%. UKIP share of vote - 17% So only 1 in 3 could even be bothered to vote, of whom only 1 in 6 voted UKIP Whats that - only about 5% (1 in 20) of voters went out and voted for UKIP. sussexram40
  • Score: 0

9:41pm Fri 23 May 14

Eugenius says...

Well as a result of this supposed "political earthquake" UKIP control precisely zero councils and won a quarter of the number of seats the tragic Lib Dems did. They don't have a good track record for holding on to their seats either so expect a backlash next time round.
Well as a result of this supposed "political earthquake" UKIP control precisely zero councils and won a quarter of the number of seats the tragic Lib Dems did. They don't have a good track record for holding on to their seats either so expect a backlash next time round. Eugenius
  • Score: -1

10:54pm Fri 23 May 14

maxiboy_ says...

I see all the Socialist trolls are out again.

Well done to UKIP. A strong second place in many many wards. Just more hard work to be done and however long it takes, we will rid the country of Socialism - the cancer of Britain and the British people.
I see all the Socialist trolls are out again. Well done to UKIP. A strong second place in many many wards. Just more hard work to be done and however long it takes, we will rid the country of Socialism - the cancer of Britain and the British people. maxiboy_
  • Score: 0

11:22pm Fri 23 May 14

Eugenius says...

UKIP's local election vote share is actually down 6% on last year. Award for prat of the day goes to Ukip candidate Malcolm Pritchard in Hyndburn, who resigned from the party 50 minutes after having been elected (defeating his own daughter, a Labour councillor). Well at least he has a sense of shame.
UKIP's local election vote share is actually down 6% on last year. Award for prat of the day goes to Ukip candidate Malcolm Pritchard in Hyndburn, who resigned from the party 50 minutes after having been elected (defeating his own daughter, a Labour councillor). Well at least he has a sense of shame. Eugenius
  • Score: 0

11:24pm Fri 23 May 14

her professional says...

maxiboy_ wrote:
I see all the Socialist trolls are out again.

Well done to UKIP. A strong second place in many many wards. Just more hard work to be done and however long it takes, we will rid the country of Socialism - the cancer of Britain and the British people.
Oh I see, it was socialism that caused the crash, nothing to do with banking practices, silly me. Good job we haven't got socialist cancer at the moment, with the richest 10% getting richer by the day, whilst everyone else pays the price. Meanwhile public school educated city trader Farage and his wealthy backers feed off peoples' fears and insecurity, convincing them that it's all the fault of immigrants, gays and anyone else not stuck permanently in England c. 1956.
Wake up Labour and take the fight to this mob, we need something better than simply letting the political agenda be dragged ever further to the right.
[quote][p][bold]maxiboy_[/bold] wrote: I see all the Socialist trolls are out again. Well done to UKIP. A strong second place in many many wards. Just more hard work to be done and however long it takes, we will rid the country of Socialism - the cancer of Britain and the British people.[/p][/quote]Oh I see, it was socialism that caused the crash, nothing to do with banking practices, silly me. Good job we haven't got socialist cancer at the moment, with the richest 10% getting richer by the day, whilst everyone else pays the price. Meanwhile public school educated city trader Farage and his wealthy backers feed off peoples' fears and insecurity, convincing them that it's all the fault of immigrants, gays and anyone else not stuck permanently in England c. 1956. Wake up Labour and take the fight to this mob, we need something better than simply letting the political agenda be dragged ever further to the right. her professional
  • Score: 0

7:36am Sat 24 May 14

Plantpot says...

her professional wrote:
maxiboy_ wrote:
I see all the Socialist trolls are out again.

Well done to UKIP. A strong second place in many many wards. Just more hard work to be done and however long it takes, we will rid the country of Socialism - the cancer of Britain and the British people.
Oh I see, it was socialism that caused the crash, nothing to do with banking practices, silly me. Good job we haven't got socialist cancer at the moment, with the richest 10% getting richer by the day, whilst everyone else pays the price. Meanwhile public school educated city trader Farage and his wealthy backers feed off peoples' fears and insecurity, convincing them that it's all the fault of immigrants, gays and anyone else not stuck permanently in England c. 1956.
Wake up Labour and take the fight to this mob, we need something better than simply letting the political agenda be dragged ever further to the right.
Why is "everyone else paying the price"? 60% of income tax comes from only a top few % of earners. Under the coalition, more people than ever have been taken out of paying tax. The coalition put the top rate of tax up to 50%, and although it's at 45p now, that is more than Labour did last time round.

The Labour front bench consists of many people who have never worked outside Westminster and have equally enjoyed "privileged" educations. Only last week, 60 Labour MP's were caught employing interns and not paying them. Numerous Labour MPs have gone to jail over corruption. The Milibands used the tax system to their advantage when selling properties, widely reported. Why is Margarte Hodge, scourge of those that avoid tax known as "Hodge the Dodge"?

If you think that socialism is good for any country with its track record, let alone this country, you need your head examining.
[quote][p][bold]her professional[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]maxiboy_[/bold] wrote: I see all the Socialist trolls are out again. Well done to UKIP. A strong second place in many many wards. Just more hard work to be done and however long it takes, we will rid the country of Socialism - the cancer of Britain and the British people.[/p][/quote]Oh I see, it was socialism that caused the crash, nothing to do with banking practices, silly me. Good job we haven't got socialist cancer at the moment, with the richest 10% getting richer by the day, whilst everyone else pays the price. Meanwhile public school educated city trader Farage and his wealthy backers feed off peoples' fears and insecurity, convincing them that it's all the fault of immigrants, gays and anyone else not stuck permanently in England c. 1956. Wake up Labour and take the fight to this mob, we need something better than simply letting the political agenda be dragged ever further to the right.[/p][/quote]Why is "everyone else paying the price"? 60% of income tax comes from only a top few % of earners. Under the coalition, more people than ever have been taken out of paying tax. The coalition put the top rate of tax up to 50%, and although it's at 45p now, that is more than Labour did last time round. The Labour front bench consists of many people who have never worked outside Westminster and have equally enjoyed "privileged" educations. Only last week, 60 Labour MP's were caught employing interns and not paying them. Numerous Labour MPs have gone to jail over corruption. The Milibands used the tax system to their advantage when selling properties, widely reported. Why is Margarte Hodge, scourge of those that avoid tax known as "Hodge the Dodge"? If you think that socialism is good for any country with its track record, let alone this country, you need your head examining. Plantpot
  • Score: 3

9:11am Sat 24 May 14

angrymonkey says...

Good on ukip and good on the people that got off there behind to vote for a change anyone who did not vote can not moan . I am for ukip as seen first hand how all are services have gone down the pan the hospitals are rubbish now as my wife been finding out the past 3 years all doctors told to save money on tests and takes ages to see anyone have to fight or go private now days to get things looked into.
Pay getting held down as over sea works happy to work for min pay nearly all the new aircraft turn round people at Gatwick come from over in euro land. I want my kids to find good work one day but will find hard to get one that pays well to get a home when all go to euro workers on the cheap.
We can go on letting the uk getting taken over to pay for the EU or look after the uk and its people 15 million pounds a day back to the uk be a good start.
Good on ukip and good on the people that got off there behind to vote for a change anyone who did not vote can not moan . I am for ukip as seen first hand how all are services have gone down the pan the hospitals are rubbish now as my wife been finding out the past 3 years all doctors told to save money on tests and takes ages to see anyone have to fight or go private now days to get things looked into. Pay getting held down as over sea works happy to work for min pay nearly all the new aircraft turn round people at Gatwick come from over in euro land. I want my kids to find good work one day but will find hard to get one that pays well to get a home when all go to euro workers on the cheap. We can go on letting the uk getting taken over to pay for the EU or look after the uk and its people 15 million pounds a day back to the uk be a good start. angrymonkey
  • Score: 1

11:14pm Sun 25 May 14

braigieben says...

COME ON UKIP!!!! Finally England may become a country like it used to be ! (full of english people) and poland may go back to being full of polish people and people will be able to identify a country! (who the hell is voting labour?? they are the ones that wanted us crammed full of strangers that we can pay for and got us into the EU mess in the first place!)
COME ON UKIP!!!! Finally England may become a country like it used to be ! (full of english people) and poland may go back to being full of polish people and people will be able to identify a country! (who the hell is voting labour?? they are the ones that wanted us crammed full of strangers that we can pay for and got us into the EU mess in the first place!) braigieben
  • Score: 0

11:19pm Sun 25 May 14

braigieben says...

If the government want everyone in the world (and their grandparents) to live here then why don't they somehow think how they can expand the land space instead of us all having to fight for a car park space or queue in a shop? These r soles are clueless living in thier gated mansions having to mingle with scum everyday! just halve the population and the day to day pain of living in this awful country maywell be sorted! (or let me emigrate :)
If the government want everyone in the world (and their grandparents) to live here then why don't they somehow think how they can expand the land space instead of us all having to fight for a car park space or queue in a shop? These r soles are clueless living in thier gated mansions having to mingle with scum everyday! just halve the population and the day to day pain of living in this awful country maywell be sorted! (or let me emigrate :) braigieben
  • Score: 0

11:30pm Sun 25 May 14

braigieben says...

labour bankrupted the country? why would you vote for them unless you want to be even poorer and just eat rice?
labour bankrupted the country? why would you vote for them unless you want to be even poorer and just eat rice? braigieben
  • Score: 0

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