Political reporter Daniel Hewitt has an election roundup

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:-

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County Council Elections 2013

Election news from Lancashire, Cumbria and Derbyshire