Local elections results live for Merseyside

by 24britishtvMay 5, 2022, 10 p.m. 12
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Counting is now underway across Merseyside for this year's local elections.

Voting took place across the region and the country today in what could be a crucial set of votes. The result of today's polls could have major ramifications both locally and nationally.

Ballot boxes have now arrived at counts in Wirral and Sefton. Our reporters are stationed and ready to bring you all the results and reaction as they happen.

As well as being important locally, today's votes will also be a major test for both Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer. Mr Johnson has been dogged by party-gate scandals and many see these votes as a key test for his leadership.

READ MORE:Local elections 2022: When we will know Merseyside's results

Equally, the Labour leader will be keen to show that his party have the confidence of the country as they prepare for a General Election in the next couple of years. These local elections could have a profound impact on the national political picture.

We will have live updates running through the night and into tomorrow. Follow our live coverage for all the vital updates, results and information for what will be a crucial set of elections.

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