Labour make gains in Harlow

Labour has gained two Essex County Councils seats in Harlow and narrowly failed to take a third from the Conservatives.

Labour took Harlow North and Harlow West but the Conservatives retained Harlow South East by just 21 votes.

UKIP scored 25-30% of the vote in the three divisions.

Essex results

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Vote 2013: winners & losers

UKIP have had their best ever result in local elections with gains in the Anglia region. There were county council elections in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire and Suffolk on Thursday 2 May 2013.