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Unions & campaigners to rally outisde Council as Southampton’s budget is set

February 15, 2012 by


Union members and anti-cuts campaigners are to rally outside the Civic Centre later today as Southampton’s councillors meet to debate and set the budget for the coming year. It is expected that many of the austerity measures proposed and discussed in the past year will be rubber stamped, which campaigners say will ensure further job […]

Tories retain control in Southampton, but Labour win the popular vote

May 6, 2011 by


The Tories have retained control of Southampton City Council with 26 seats, but have had their majority cut from 8 to 4. In total Labour gained 4 seats – 2 from the Tories and 2 from the Lib Dems – putting their new share at 19 seats, whilst the Lib Dems have been left languishing […]

Southampton goes to the polls: Summary and Predictions

May 3, 2011 by


Councillor seats across Southampton are up for grabs this Thursday 5th, with many expecting the local election to deliver a verdict on how the Council is dealing out the cuts dealt out by the coalition government. Seats in all 16 wards are holding elections for councillors alongside the referendum on AV, with a slew of […]