After the polls have closed all the ballot boxes will be taken to Stratford Leisure Centre for verification.

Counting for both elections—local and European—will take place in the sports hall.

 

Following verification the European votes will be removed and locked in secure storage until Sunday.

After verification of both the European and district council votes, counting will begin for the district council elections.

This is expected to begin around 1am tomorrow (Friday) with results being announced from 2am onwards.

Counting for the European elections will begin at 6.30pm on Sunday with the results expected to be sent to Birmingham shortly after 9pm.