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cityprod1,869 posts since 3 Oct 2005
Westcountry Spotlight
Yorkshire opted out into the studio, West Mids opted to Patrick Burns at a counting station, East Mids, West and the nations didn't opt. Look east at a counting station in Basildon. North West at Trafford. South West at a leisure centre in Plymouth. South at Portsmouth and Oxford. North East also at a counting station.


South West are at Plymouth Life Centre.
cityprod1,869 posts since 3 Oct 2005
Westcountry Spotlight
The nations also took the BBC London centric segment.


Surely because the London picture is a particularly big story in this election.


Hardly. I don't think the London results are that big a deal this year. I think the bigger stories are in the regions, such as Plymouth, where Labour retakes a council they lost in 2016, and in Manchester, where Labour retook Trafford. Also, a bigger story is that UKIP support has, unsurprisingly, completely collapsed, and they lost over 120 councillors this time round. I would also say that the Liberal Democrats gaining 4 councils and 76 councillors is a bigger story too.
London Lite9,729 posts since 4 Jan 2003
London London
Early indications were that Labour would gain Wandsworth, Westminster and Barnet, while Kensington & Chelsea was a point of interest this year because of the Grenfell fire, which justified network providing the London-centic segment when most English regions opted-out.

However it didn't work out that way, with the real news in London coming today with the Lib Dems gaining Kingston and Richmond from the Tories, while holding Sutton.
Brekkie30,005 posts since 4 Jan 2003 Recently warned
HTV Wales Wales Today
Trouble is unless there is a significant change in seats local elections only really matter in that locality, and even then it is a stretch. As you say due to Grenfell Kensington and Chelsea was a point of interest, but in the end proved not to be. Ultimately though it's a bore draw with each manager coming out in their post match interview with the same old cliches.
Shouldn't that have been posted in the "John Logie Baird has Invented Television" thread?