Friends who were present at this year’s local election count report, the same exaggerated celebrations and pride at the size of their majorities, despite having lost the second General Election in a row, whistling in the wind’, perhaps?
The increased turnout and the distraction factor of the simultaneous General Election, has led to local election results that, as in 2010, are flattering the Labour local gorernment candidates and giving them the kind of majorities, not seen in Rotherham for a couple of decades.
The Labour Majorities, in descending order:
Readers may wish to view the Ward by Ward coverage to see the detail, where the ‘Devil’ may be found:
Anston and Woodsetts
Brinsworth and Catcliffe