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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Trevor Kavanagh’s analysis of the Brexit process…

“Thanks to Mrs May and her useless Chancellor Phil Hammond, this will not come without pain. But we escape with imagination and true British grit or we will be boiled alive.

It means on this centenary Remembrance of our struggle against tyranny, we risk ceding non-military victory in Europe to the undemocratic forces of an unaccountable totalitarian regime.”

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