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North East Lincolnshire Local Election 2023

8:45 pm, Thursday, 4th May 2023 - 11 months ago

Councillors and democracy

Did you know?

  • There are 116,484 people within North East Lincolnshire registered to vote in the May 2023 elections.
  • This year, we have had 97 polling stations across North East Lincolnshire. These take the form of village halls, school classrooms and portacabins. Here’s a map of the polling stations:

Tune in to this page throughout the evening to follow all of the latest updates on this year’s local elections.

02:00 – And that’s a wrap. The Returning Officer has just finished thanking the staff and all those involved in this year’s election. From us here in the Council’s Communications Team, thank you for tuning in.

Rob Walsh concludes the evening
Cllr Marian Boyd

01:58 – Park – Conservative Hold – Cllr Marian Boyd re-elected.

01:55 – West Marsh – Labour & Co-Operative Hold – Cllr Karl Wilson re-elected.

Cllr Karl Wilson
Cllr Ian Lindley

01:50 – Scartho Ward – Conservative Hold – Cllr Ian Lindley re-elected.

Cllr Stan Shreeve

01:45 – Humberston & New Waltham – Conservative Hold – Cllr Stan Shreeve re-elected.

01:40 – South – Labour Hold – Cllr Janet Goodwin re-elected

Cllr Janet Goodwin
Cllr Keith Brookes

01:35 – Haverstoe – Conservative Hold – Cllr Keith Brookes re-elected.

01:30 – Freshney – Independent Gain – Cllr Lyndsey Downes elected.

Cllr Lyndsey Downes
Cllr Malcolm Morland

01:20 – Croft Baker – Labour & Co-operative Party Gain – Cllr Malcolm Morland elected.

01:15 – Heneage – Labour Hold – Cllr Matthew Patrick re-elected.

Cllr Matthew Patrick
Cllr Philip Jackson

01:10 – Waltham – Conservative Hold – Cllr Philip Jackson re-elected.

01:05 – Wolds – Conservative Hold – Cllr Henry Hudson re-elected.

Cllr Henry Hudson
Cllr Paul Henderson

01:00 – Yarborough – Independent Gain – Cllr Paul Henderson elected.

00:50 – Immingham – Conservative Hold – Cllr Karen Swinburn re-elected

Cllr Karen Swinburn
Cllr Janet Haggis

00:40 – Sidney Sussex – Labour Hold – Cllr Janet Haggis elected #le2023 #NELection #LocalElections

00:35 – East Marsh seat – Liberal Democrat Hold – Cllr Nicola Aisthorpe re-elected.

Cllr Nicola Aisthorpe

00:15 – A reminder of last year’s local elections in our patch. Turnout was 25.09% and the election saw 14 candidates elected as Councillors.

00:05 – All wards have been verified. The turnout for this election is 23.12%.

00:00 – Waltham ward verification has ended and counting has begun.

23:55 – Sidney Sussex and Humberston & New Waltham verification is complete and counting will now begin.

23:50 – The verification process has ended for East Marsh, West Marsh, Immingham and Freshney wards. Counting will now begin.

23:20 – 15 councillors are to be elected this time around – one councillor for each of the following wards:

  • Croft Baker
  • East Marsh
  • Freshney
  • Haverstoe
  • Heneage
  • Humberston and New Waltham
  • Immingham
  • Park
  • Scartho
  • Sidney Sussex
  • South
  • Waltham
  • West Marsh
  • Wolds
  • Yarborough 

23:00 – This year’s local election in North East Lincolnshire has seen 110 counting staff, 187 poll clerks and 93 presiding officers.

22:42 – There are 42 Councillors (referred to as Elected Members) on North East Lincolnshire Council. The current political composition of the Council is as follows:

  • Conservative – 30
  • Labour – 8
  • Liberal Democrat – 3
  • Independent – 1
The floor of Grimsby Auditorium is active

22:30 – We’re starting to see more ballot boxes arriving now. Remember that these boxes have to travel from across the length and breadth of the borough, so some will arrive later than others.

22:08 – The first ballot box has arrived.

22:05 – Verification of the postal votes is now underway.

22:00 – Polls close and we’re live from Grimsby Auditorium awaiting the arrival of the first ballot boxes.

21:30 – ‘The essentials’!

Haribo sweets at the election: 'the essentials'

21.20 – The floor of Grimsby Auditorium is all prepared for the arrival of ballot boxes.

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