You're here: Home - News - Local Elections 2012 results live on BBC News and Sky News No Comments

Local Elections 2012 results live on BBC News and Sky News

Local elections will take place across England, Scotland and Wales today.

The elections will be held in 131 English local authorities, all 32 Scottish local authorities and 21 of the 22 Welsh councils, alongside three mayoral elections including the London mayoralty and the London Assembly.

Referendums will also be held in 11 English cities to determine whether or not to introduce directly elected mayors.

[[David Dimbleby]] will host the BBC’s election night coverage as results come in from around the country.

[[Jeremy Vine]] and [[Emily Maitlis]] will analyse the results. The BBC’s political editor, [[Nick Robinson]], will assess the impact these elections will have in the years ahead.

And the BBC’s regional political teams are at the most exciting counts, and present a full assessment of the situation in their own part of the country at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30am.

The main programme begins at 11:30pm – 4am on BBC One and the BBC News Channel.

David will return on Friday afternoon with 3 separate programmes – 12pm-1pm, 2pm-3pm and 5-6pm on BBC Two – as results continue to pour in from around the country including the results of the London Mayoral election.

Over on Sky News, [[Adam Boulton]] will host Sky’s main results programme from 12am – 4am. Adam will be joined in the studio by guests including; Harriet Harman, Eric Pickles and David Laws.

[[Martin Stanford]] will be number crunching the results as they come in and there will be expert analysis from Sky News elections’ analyst Professor Michael Thrasher. Sky News will also have correspondents taking the temperature across the country.

Sky News will continue with results coverage throughout Friday, including coverage of the results of the London Mayoral election..

Updated: Thursday 3 May 2012

It seems Sky News is getting a new logo!.. As seen on today’s edition of Ian King Live, the new logo seems to be the same as the current logo but with the word ‘NEWS’ in lowercase. Sky are currently broadcasting from their old studio…

Hotspots – Sky News Promo 2017

BBC News presenter Huw Edwards‘ pose at the start of the BBC’s News At Ten has become legendary. It’s even inspired a tribute Twitter account, @HuwsAtTen, which dutifully screengrabs the opening of the show every single night. As part of a school visit to show…

Claudia-Liza Armah is to join 5 News as presenter of the 6.30pm bulletin from the new year. The Sky News Presenter will replace Matt Barbet, who announced he is leaving 5 News next week. “It’s been an incredible decade, and I’ve been privileged to spend…

Sky News presenter Kay Burley and Labour MP Chris Bryant have wagered on whether or not President Donald Trump will visit the UK on a state visit. Chris says he will cook dinner for Kay if Trump does visit. The moment @RhonddaBryant realised he has…