Local Elections - Herts, Beds, Bucks and Northants

4 May 2018, 07:32

Polling station in Essex

The results are in from the local council elections in Herts, Beds Bucks and Northants...

In Northamptonshire, Labour may have snapped up seats from a weakened UKIP but the conservatives still claim overall control.
 
There were no surprises in St Albans, remaining blue with the tories.
 
Labour lost three seats in Stevenage but the red dot in a sea of blue in the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire remains.
 
Still to count today in the counties are Milton Keynes, North Hertfordshire and Three Rivers District Councils.
 
Nationally, there are mixed results for Labour and the Conservatives.
 
So far the Tories have seen off challenges for some key London councils including Wandsworth, Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea.
 
Labour have gained Plymouth, but they've lost Derby to no overall control.
 
The Tories also no longer have control of Trafford in Greater Manchester.
 
The Lib Dems have gained at least 20 seats across the country.