ELECTION 2019

Yesterday, 17:00

It was, unequivocally, a night of Tory dominance, both at home and right across England and Wales.

Yesterday, 05:19

The Conservatives have retained control of North Somerset with Dr Liam Fox being re-elected as the constituency's MP.

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Yesterday, 05:17

John Penrose has been re-elected as MP for Weston-super-Mare.

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Thu, 20:50

With polls now closed, join us for all the latest General Election 2019 news from North Somerset, Weston-super-Mare, Wells and across the country.

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Thu, 07:00

Polling stations will be open throughout the day as voters choose who they want to be their MP for the next five years.

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Wed, 12:40

Education, education, education was the famous mantra put forward ahead of a previous General Election and North Somerset's candidates have made clear their pledges on the topic this week.

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Mon, 12:31

Additional resources for the police force are top of candidates' pledges for the next Parliament.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Times conducted an online election survey which received 544 responses. Its results are summarised below.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Public transport and the future of Bristol Airport have dominated the pledges made by the four candidates to be North Somerset's MP.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A West of England plan for more than 100,000 homes to be built by 2036 may have suffered a setback, but it is clear the sight of housing developments springing up in North Somerset will not be unusual in the future.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

The UK is set to leave the EU on January 31 - after receiving another extension from Brussels last month - and the candidates standing in North Somerset have outlined what they would do, if elected to be North Somerset's MP on December 12.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

North Somerset has always looked to Bristol when it comes to healthcare, with some of the country's biggest hospitals in the city.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Conservative candidates in North Somerset and Weston are on course to retain their seats, according to the latest YouGov poll.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Ballot papers cast by people living within the North Somerset constituency will not be counted in the area.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

The four candidates standing in December's General Election have been confirmed.

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Monday, May 27, 2019

The Brexit Party is celebrating major success in the European elections in the South West, as the Conservatives and UKIP suffered heavy losses.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Brexit Party has won the EU Election vote in North Somerset tonight (Sunday).

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The dust has barely settled on the local council elections, but voters will again be heading to their polling stations today (Thursday).

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

It'll be a few weeks, if not months, before the dust settles on this set off North Somerset Council results, and Times editor Tom Wright has looked at a tumultuous 48 hours.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Portishead Independents has won overall control of Portishead Town Council.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Sweeping changes to North Somerset Council's political make-up will mean a whole host of new faces at Weston-super-Mare Town Hall.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

North Somerset Council leader Nigel Ashton has blamed Brexit and the Government after the Conservatives lost control.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Several high-profile Conservative councillors have lost their seats in a day of election drama.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

North Somerset Council has an uncertain future as no one party can form a majority after a disastrous morning for the Tories.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Polling stations have opened this morning (Thursday) for council elections.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

How taxpayers' money is best spent is a key part of any election campaign and with the Government cutting councils' funding, it is bound to be a big issue over the next four years.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

A Portishead Conservative election candidate has been suspended after allegedly describing Islam as an 'evil fascist cult' on social media.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

With councils taking an increasingly large role with public health matters, the topic is a big one to consider at this election.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Trains, planes and automobiles are likely to be key considerations of any would-be councillor over the next four years.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Housing has been a key issue over the past four years and is likely to be again this time around.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

The candidates set to stand in next month's European elections have been announced.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

North Somerset's economy does best when the tourism industry is flourishing.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

In just seven days time we will all be out voting to decide who will be the councillors to represent us at district, town and parish council level.

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