Local Government Seats Totals

WIth the last seat counted the Tories hold a total of 9,110 local government seats, Labour 6,468, the LibDems hold 1,890, SNP 430, UKIP still have 211 just ahead of Plaid Cymru on 203 and the Greens on 202. Labour needed to win some 1,500 seats on Thursday off the Tories to become the biggest party in local government and have a springboard for the general election. No opposition party in living memory has won a general election without first being the biggest party in local government…




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