Cheltenham one of few places nationally where Lib Dems hold firm

In Cheltenham the Liberal Democrats have held on to control of the council. There was no change in the number of seats held by the Lib Dems, the Conservatives lost one seat and Independents gained one.

The make-up of the council is now: Lib Dems 25, Conservatives: 11, Independents: 4.

The make-up of the council is now: Lib Dems 25, Conservatives: 11, Independents: 4. Credit: ITV News
Although the Lib Dems made no gains the results were enough to ensure they remained in control of the council Credit: ITV West

Ken Goodwin spoke to the two main group leaders following the results: