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Election 2012: Castle Point

Political composition of Castle Point Council after the 2012 local elections. Photo: ITV Anglia

Castle Point

Conservative overall majority: 9

No change in 2012 with the Conservatives holding onto Castle Point council.

This council covers the Canvey Island area of Essex has no Labour or Lib Dem councillors – the main opposition to the Conservatives are local residents groups.

New council: Con 25 (n/c), Others 16 (n/c)

2011 share of the vote

Con 52%, Others 27%, Lab 21%, LD 0%

2008 share of the vote

Con 53%, Others 30%, Lab 17%, LD 0%

Electorate: 66,934

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