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Video from Isle of Wight, where Tories gained overall control

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.


UKIP vote collapses at Eastleigh

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.


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