Dave Russell talked to Jonathan Bacon, Independent and Dave Stewart, Council Leader.
The Conservatives have dominated the local elections in the South. They retained control of Hampshire and Dorset, while gaining the Isle of Wight from no overall control. It was a dismal showing for UKIP, with no seats won.
The Hampshire County Council elections at Eastleigh saw the UKIP vote collapse. The main beneficiaries were the Liberal Democrats who took all but one of the eight seats up for grabs. Richard Jones talked to Keith House, Lib Dem winner and leader of Lib Dem group on HCC and Independent Louise Anne Parker-Jones. She got more than 1,000 votes and came second in a seat, fighting against housing development.
The scene at Eastleigh. Of 7 seats, LD have 3, UKIP 3, Con 1. However, the UKIP vote is collapsing, according to our reporter.
Lib Dem gain from UKIP in Eastleigh HCC elections - looks like UKIP vote has collapsed.
Lib Dems win first 2 HCC seats at Eastleigh - looks like UKIP are in trouble.