No overall control – Lib Dems biggest party
The Lib Dems remain the biggest party on Colchester Council.
New council: LD 26 (n/c), Con 23 (-1), Lab 8 (+1), Ind 3 (n/c)**
2011 share of the vote
Con 37%, LD 27%, Lab 22%, Others 14%
2008 share of the vote
Con 37%, LD 37%, Lab 13%, Others 12%
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