If you are staying up late for the election programmes tonight the Warley result is expected to be declared sometime after 2am.
But there is no count for the local election ballot until Friday afternoon. Tonight, all the boxes will be checked to ensure the right papers have gone into the correct boxes, and only then can they start the General Election counting. As so many of those counting tonight will have been on polling stations between 7am and 10pm they will go home after the General Election result has been declared and reconvene on Friday afternoon to start the council count.
The Bearwood Blog is hoping to be able to post the result for Abbey Ward sometime between 3pm and 4pm on Friday.