Andy Street comfortably secures second term as West Midlands Mayor - as it happened

Follow the latest as Andy Street secures a second term as West Midlands Mayor and Labour hold onto the police and crime commissioner post.

Andy Street, left, with rival Liam Byrne ahead of the declaration in Birmingham
Andy Street, left, with rival Liam Byrne ahead of the declaration in Birmingham

Mr Street narrowly missed out on an outright win in the mayoral poll but went on to win in a run-off with his Labour rival under the supplementary voting system.

Meanwhile in a reverse of the mayoral situation, Labour candidate Simon Foster saw off his Tory rival Jagjeet Singh Sohal to replace fellow Labour PCC David Jamieson who stood down ahead of the election.

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It comes after the Tories enjoyed success across the Black Country on Friday, winning control of Dudley and Walsall councils, and also dominated the unitary and borough elections in Staffordshire.

First-choice mayoral votes

Overall

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 299,318 (48.73 per cent)

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 244,009 (39.72 per cent)

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 35,559 (5.79 per cent)

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 21,836 (3.55 per cent)

  • Peter Durnell (Reform UK) 13,568 (2.21 per cent)

  • Turnout: 626,180 (31,23 per cent)

Birmingham

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 102,276

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 84,817

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 12,435

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 9,294

  • Peter Durnell (Reform UK) 3,496

Coventry first-choice results

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 32,358

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 31,380

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 5,824

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 2,815

  • Pete Durnell (Reform UK) 1,895

Dudley first-choice results

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 50,787

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 21,940

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 3,360

  • Pete Durnell (Reform UK) 2,083

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 2,005

Sandwell first-choice results

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 33,047

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 27,876

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 2,589

  • Pete Durnell (Reform UK) 2,281

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 1,647

Solihull first-choice results

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 41,664

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 9,512

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 6,475

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 2,823

  • Pete Durnell (Reform UK) 1,119

Walsall first-choice results

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 35,010

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 19,887

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 2,126

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 1,676

  • Pete Durnell (Reform UK) 1,512

Wolverhampton first-choice results

  • Andy Street (Conservative) 27,784

  • Liam Byrne (Labour) 24,989

  • Steve Caudwell (Green) 2,750

  • Jenny Wilkinson (Lib Dem) 1,576

  • Pete Durnell (Reform UK) 1,182

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