Local Elections

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson speaks to local residents at the Scottish Maritime Academy during a coast-to-coast tour by helicopter as campaigning continues for the Holyrood election on May 3, 2016 in Peterhead, United Kingdom. As campaigning for the Holyrood election enters its last forty eight hours, recent polls suggest the Conservatives are virtually neck-and-neck with Labour in the race to be the main opposition party in Scotland

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson speaks to local residents at the Scottish Maritime Academy during a coast-to-coast tour by helicopter as campaigning continues for the Holyrood election today in Peterhead, United Kingdom

Local council elections...UKIP leader Nigel Farage arrives in Westminster after a successful night in the local council elections last night. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 3, 2013. Farage hailed a remarkable night for his UK Independence Party in local council elections, which he said put them in with a chance of securing a seat at Westminster. See PA story POLITICS Councils. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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Nigel Frarage, Ukip leader, arrives in Westminster on Friday after a successful night in local council elections. Mr Farage was delighted with what he saw as a remarkable result for the UK Independence Party, which he said put them in with a chance of securing a seat at Westminster. 

Cameron on the local election campaign trail

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Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to workers at the Morrisons Distribution Centre in Bridgewater, Somerset, UK, as he goes on the local election campaign trail.