Conservative councillor Mike Whitby says the council has delivered value-for-money and good services. He says he is disappointed that people have decided to vote against them.
Labour has celebrated a 'landslide victory' in Birmingham today, ousting the Tory-Lib Dem coalition which has ruled the city since 2004.
Early poll results suggest a good night for Ed Miliband's Labour party
Twenty-two Midlands councils will go to the polls in the local elections tonight.