Trailer - Local Elections May 2027

Elections will be held on Thursday 6th May 2027 in 231 English Local Authorities, and all Welsh Councils.

* = complete re-warding.

32 Metropolitan Boroughs - one-third of councillors in each except where indicated
Barnsley
Bolton
Bradford
Bury
Calderdale
Coventry
Dudley
Gateshead
Kirklees
Knowsley
Leeds
Liverpool (all-up)
Manchester
Newcastle upon Tyne
North Tyneside
Oldham
Rochdale
Salford
Sandwell
Sefton
Sheffield
Solihull
South Tyneside
Stockport
Sunderland
Tameside
Trafford
Wakefield
Walsall
Wigan
Wirral (all-up)
Wolverhampton
35 Unitary authorities - all councillors
(M) - simultaneous Mayoral election
Bath & N.E. Somerset
Bedford (M)
Blackpool
Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole
Bracknell Forest
Brighton & Hove
Central Bedfordshire
Cheshire East *
Cheshire West & Chester
Cumberland
Darlington
Derby
East Riding of Yorkshire *
Herefordshire
Leicester (M)
Luton
Medway
Middlesbrough (M) *
North Lincolnshire
North Somerset
North Yorkshire
Nottingham
Redcar & Cleveland
Rutland
Slough
Somerset
South Gloucestershire
Stockton-on-Tees
Stoke-on-Trent
Telford & Wrekin
Torbay
West Berkshire
Westmorland & Furness
Windsor & Maidenhead
York
15 Unitary authorities - one-third of councillors in each
Blackburn with Darwen
Halton
Hartlepool
Hull
Milton Keynes
North East Lincolnshire
Peterborough
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Reading
Southampton
Southend-on-Sea
Swindon
Thurrock
Wokingham
103 Second-tier districts - all councillors
(M) - simultaneous Mayoral election
Amber Valley
Arun
Ashfield
Ashford
Babergh
Bassetlaw *
Blaby
Bolsover
Boston
Braintree
Breckland *
Broadland
Bromsgrove
Broxtowe
Canterbury *
Charnwood
Chelmsford
Chesterfield
Chichester
Cotswold
Dacorum *
Dartford
Derbyshire Dales +
Dover
East Cambridgeshire
East Devon
East Hampshire
East Herts
East Lindsey
East Staffordshire
East Suffolk
Eastbourne
Epsom & Ewell
Erewash
Fenland
Folkestone & Hythe
Forest of Dean
Fylde
Gedling
Gravesham
Great Yarmouth
Guildford
Harborough
Hertsmere
High Peak
Hinckley & Bosworth
Horsham
King's Lynn & W. Norfolk
Lancaster
Lewes
Lichfield
Maldon
Malvern Hills
Mansfield (M)
Melton
Mid Devon
Mid Suffolk
Mid Sussex
New Forest
Newark & Sherwood
North Devon
North East Derbyshire
North Kesteven
North Norfolk
North Warwickshire
North West Leicestershire *
Oadby & Wigston
Ribble Valley
Rother
Rushcliffe
Sevenoaks
South Derbyshire
South Hams
South Holland
South Kesteven
South Norfolk
South Oxfordshire
South Ribble
South Staffordshire
Spelthorne
Stafford
Staffordshire Moorlands
Stratford-on-Avon
Surrey Heath
Swale
Teignbridge
Tendring
Test Valley
Tewkesbury
Thanet *
Tonbridge & Malling
Torridge
Uttlesford +
Vale of White Horse *
Warwick
Waverley
Wealden +
West Devon
West Lindsey
West Suffolk
Wychavon
Wyre
Wyre Forest
46 Second-tier districts - one-third of councillors in each
(M) - simultaneous Mayoral election
Basildon
Basingstoke & Deane
Brentwood
Broxbourne
Burnley
Cambridge
Cannock Chase
Castle Point
Cherwell
Chorley
Colchester
Crawley
Eastleigh
Elmbridge
Epping Forest
Exeter
Harlow
Hart
Havant
Hyndburn
Ipswich
Lincoln
Mole Valley
Norwich
Pendle
Preston
Redditch
Reigate & Banstead
Rochford
Rossendale
Rugby
Runnymede
Rushmoor
St Albans
Stevenage
Tamworth
Tandridge
Three Rivers
Tunbridge Wells
Watford
Welwyn Hatfield
West Lancashire
West Oxfordshire
Winchester
Woking
Worthing
22 Welsh Councils all-up
Blaenau Gwent
Bridgend
Caerphilly
Cardiff
Carmarthenshire
Ceredigion
Conwy
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Gwynedd
Isle of Anglesey
Merthyr Tydfil
Monmouthshire
Neath Port Talbot
Newport
Pembrokeshire
Powys
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Swansea
Torfaen
Vale of Glamorgan
Wrexham
1 Apr 2023First draft.
7 May 2023Sorted out that Scottish elections are NOT this year.
21 Aug 2023Amber Valley and Derby all-up.
26 Sep 2023Ward reviews commenced in Canterbury. Removed Maidstone (now all-up 2024 etc.).
26 Dec 2023Ward review commenced in Middlesbrough.
16 Jan 2024Ward review commenced in Vale of White Horse.
29 Jan 2024Ward review commenced in Cheshire East.
27 Feb 2024Ward review commenced in Bassetlaw.
25 Mar 2024Ward reviews commenced in North West Leicestershire and Thanet.
1 Apr 2024Minor changes in Wealden.
15 Apr 2024Minor changes in Derbyshire Dales.
1 May 2024Removed North Hertfordshire and Worcester - now all-up 2024 etc.
9 May 2024Ward reviews commenced in Breckland, Dacorum, East Riding of Yorkshire.
13 May 2024Minor changes in Uttlesford.

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