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The local elections have seen the Conservatives lose control of Lancashire - one of their flagship county councils in the country.
Lancashire slipped to No Overall Control thanks to a series of Labour gains.
Labour did gain control of Derbyshire Councty Council though - and the stalemate continued in Cumbria.
Our political reporter Daniel Hewitt has more:-
Derbyshire County Council has been won by Labour.
Liberal Democrats 3
The Conservatives have lost control of Lancashire County Council leaving the authority in no overall control.
The results were:
Labour: 39 seats
Conservative: 35 seats
Liberal Democrats: 6 seats
Independent: 3 seats
Green party: 1 seat
There remains no overall control of Cumbria County Council, with Labour winning 35 seats, the Conservatives taking 26 and Liberal Democrats securing 16.
UKIP failed to win any seats in the local authority despite a successful night elsewhere in the country.
Tories have just gained 2 seats. Labour need 6 of 12 to win Lancashire.
Council Leader Geoff Driver holds on to Preston North.
84 seats in total to declare in Lancashire. Labour need 4 from 7 to win overall control.
BNP loses its only seat on Lancashire County Council. Padiham and Burnley West goes to Labour.
Lots of activity at Preston West where Lib Dem leader Bill Winlow has a majority of fewer than 50. Vote is very close.