The Conservatives remain in control of North Hertfordshire District Council, despite losing 1 seat. They have 33 overall.
Labour gained 3 seats, with 10 overall. And the Lib Dems lost 2 seats, leaving them with 6.
Ed Miliband visits key battleground after his party seize Harlow in local elections
Colchester Borough Council remain hung with the Liberal Democrats as the largest party following the local elections.
Emma Hutchinson rounds up election day in the East