Election 2012: Colchester

Political composition of Colchester Council following the 2012 local elections Photo:

Colchester

No overall control - Liberal Democrats largest party

In the 2012 elections Labour gained one seat from the Conservatives but the Liberal Democrats remained the largest party in a hung council.

New council: LD 26 (no change), Con 23 (-1), Lab 8 (+1), Ind 3 (no change)

2012 vote share

LD 32.9%, Con 29.0%, Lab 23.5%, Others 14.6%

Electorate: 127,151