Isaac Jordan

Labour holds tight in Salford – and elects a MMU alumna to city council

We report from the overnight count in Salford, where both Labour and the Conservatives defied fears that they would be hit by anger over Brexit. Labour gained one council seat, despite losing votes overall. Voters in Eccles elected a former MMU student, Sharmina August, as councillor for the first time. Voting analysis by Isaac Jordan. Camera and edit, Pete Murray.