The electoral landscape of Britain
Of the 124 English Councils with elections in May, the Labour Party hold 58 councils, Conservatives 40, and 23 have No Overall Control.
In May 2016, the Scottish National Party won 63 seats, a drop of six and short of an overall majority.
In five London Mayor elections to date, two have been won by Boris Johnson (Conservative), two by Ken Livingstone (Independent/ Labour), and now Sadiq Khan(Labour).
The Labour Party held steady as the largest party in the Assembly with 12 seats.
In May 2016 the Labour Party won 29 seats, a loss of one and just short of a majority in the Assembly.
The DUP (38 seats) and Sinn Féin (29 seats) emerged from the 2016 elections as the two largest parties.
The parties enter the 2016 elections with the Conservative Party holding 16 Police Commissioners and Labour holding 13.
In 2016 the Labour party won all three mayoral contests in Liverpool, Bristol and Salford, gaining Bristol.
In May 2015, the Conservative party gained 24 seats and won a clear majority of 12
UKIP won 24 seats, making them the biggest party nationally for the first time
In 2012, the first PCC elections, the Conservative Party won most Police Commissioners with 16. Labour won 13, with 11 Independents.
In 2012, Boris Johnson of the Conservative Party was elected Mayor with 51.5% in the second round of voting, with Labour’s Ken Livingstone in second place.
In 2012, the Labour Party were the largest party in the Assembly with 12 seats, a gain of 4.
In 2012 the newly elected mayors of Liverpool, Bristol and Salford were won by 2 Labour Party and 1 Independent candidate.
The Labour Party go into the 2016 elections with 30 seats, exactly half of the Assembly.
The parties enter the 2016 elections with the DUP's 38 seats and Sinn Féin's 29 seats as the two largest parties.
In 2011 the Scottish National Party won 69 seats, a gain of 23, to lead the Scottish Parliament with a majority of 5.
In May 2010, the Conservatives gained 97 seats, but fell short of a majority, governing in coalition with the Liberal Democrats
The Conservative party won 26 MEP seats, holding steady as the largest party