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Islington Council election results: Counting starts

PUBLISHED: 13:14 23 May 2014 | UPDATED: 15:51 23 May 2014

Counting begins at the Sobell Leisure Centre in Hornsey Road, Holloway

Counting begins at the Sobell Leisure Centre in Hornsey Road, Holloway

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Counting of votes cast in Islington’s local election has begun at Sobell Leisure Centre in Holloway Road.

A total of 48 seats are up for grabs on the council, with results expected later today.

Labour is thought to be in a strong position. Councillor Paul Convery said he was confident the party had secured a number of seats.

The biggest upset is likely to be in Highbury East where there is speculation that the Lib Dems may lose seats to the Green Party or Labour.

Visit our live election web feed to keep up to date with the results as them come in.

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Results

Islington North

  • Jeremy Corbyn (Labour)
    29,659 (60.2%)

Islington South & Finsbury

  • Emily Thornberry (Labour)
    22,547 (50.9%)

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