Barnsley: Labour hold

Barnsley Council seats
Barnsley Council seats Photo: ITV Calendar

Labour have held onto Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council with an increased majority after gaining nine seats.

The Barnsley Independents lost eight seats and the Conservatives lost one.

The political make up of the new council is:

  • Labour - 52 seats
  • Independent - 6 seats
  • Conservatives - 5 seats