Labour has taken control of Birmingham.
- Labour gained 20 seats
- Conservatives lost 11 seats.
- Liberal Democrats lost 9 seats.
Labour now have 77 seats in Birmingham.
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.