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RECAP: How Sunderland City Council elections 2022 unfolded - council leader keeps seat and Labour clings to power, while Lib Dems make gains

All election results are now in for Sunderland City Council.

Friday, 6th May 2022, 3:51 am

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This is how events unfolded.

Sunderland City Council leader Graeme Miller reacts as he retains his seat at Washington South Ward. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

LIVE: Sunderland City Council elections 2022

Last updated: Thursday, 05 May, 2022, 23:33

  • All results are now in for Sunderland
  • Council leader Graeme Miller keeps his seat despite strong campaign from opposition
  • Former deputy council leader Michael Mordey regains seat after being voted out in 2021
  • Labour has also kept power despite efforts by opposition parties to push it into overall control
  • The Lib Dems have claimed seats from both Labour and Tories
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