North of Tyne mayoral election count - as it happened

Voters in Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle went to the polls yesterday to elect the first North of Tyne mayor.

Friday, 3rd May 2019, 10:12 am
Updated Friday, 3rd May 2019, 4:36 pm
The count for the first North of Tyne mayor is under way in Newcastle.

We will be providing all the updates from the count here, right up to the announcement of the result.