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.

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Tories retain control of Northants County Council

The Conservatives will remain in power on Northamptonshire County Council. Although the count of votes is still going on, the Tories have won 30 seats so far and they can't now be beaten by other parties.

There have been extensive electoral boundary changes in the county and the number of councillor has been reduced from 73 to 57. Therefore 29 councillors are required for an overall majority.

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