County council elections

Residents in four county councils in our region went to the polls yesterday. The Conservatives will be licking their wounds this morning after losing overall control of Lincolnshire County Council.

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Local election results

There has been an upsurge in support for the UK Independence Party in Lincolnshire which means the Conservatives have lost control of the County Council

As former councillors lick their wounds and reflect on their losses, UKIP announced it had sent a "shockwave" through the establishment with its tally of seats and share of the vote.

Although Nigel Farage's party upset the apple cart in Lincolnshire, their policies however didn't sway voters in North Yorkshire, and in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Labour now have control.

Voters were also being asked to elect a Mayor in Doncaster - and there'll be a new face at the town hall.

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