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Tories hold Suffolk County Council despite losing seats

Control of Suffolk County Council has been held by the Conservatives, despite the fact the party lost 16 seats.

Labour and UKIP were the main beneficiaries, gaining 11 and eight seats respectively.

Results:

  • Conservatives - 39
  • Labour - 15
  • Liberal Democrats - 7
  • Other - 3
  • Green - 2
  • UKIP - 9

The turnout at the local election was 30.99 percent, Suffolk County Council said.