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Shock Tory gain in Southampton
Southampton goes blue

The Conservative party has earned its most stunning gain of local election night so far by taking control in the hung council of Southampton. Southampton’s two parliamentary constituencies contribute Labour MPs to the House of Commons, but the Tories won eight councillors to gain control of Southampton’s council. Labour lost four councillors and the Lib… Read more »

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Labour lose Hartlepool control after Ukip gain
Labour lose Hartlepool control after Ukip gain

Narrow changes in Hartlepool, including a gain for the UK Independence party, have cost Labour control of another council. The governing party at national level slipped from 24 to 23 seats, while the Liberal Democrats also lost a seat to fall to six seats. The Tories joined Ukip in winning a seat, meaning the far-right… Read more »