UKIP gains 139 seats as Conservatives lose 335

UKIP has gained 139 county council seats while the Conservative Party has lost 335.

The final election results show the Conservatives lost 335 seats. whereas UKIP gained 139.
The final election results show the Conservatives lost 335 seats. whereas UKIP gained 139. Credit: ITV News

Labour also gained seats at the local elections - 291 - while the Liberal Democrats lost 124 seats.

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