Sunderland LIVE news: General Election 2019, traffic latest and breaking updates for Thursday, December 12

Hello and welcome to our live blog for Thursday, December 12.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 7:12 am
Welcome to our live blog for Thursday, December 12.

It’s going to be a busy day across Sunderland, the North East region and the UK as millions of voters head to the polls to cast their votes. We’ll be bringing you election coverage throughout Thursday and Friday, December 13 so stick with us to find out all you need to know. And, as usual, we’ll be watching for the latest traffic and travel news, up-to-date forecast from the Met Office and any other breaking updates,

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