Labour gain control in Plymouth

Labour gain 6 seats in the local elections in Plymouth to take wrestle control from the Conservatives

No change in Weymouth & Portland

The council remains under "no overall control" following the local elections, despite gains for Labour and losses for the Conservatives

Labour gain control in Exeter

There was only one side cheering in Exeter at the local elections after Labour won ten of the fourteen wards available.

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Local Election 2012: Outgoing Conservative leader blames Cameron government

Following Labour's success in Plymouth, where they gained 6 seats to take control of the council, outgoing Plymouth Conservative Council leader Vivien Pengelly says the Cameron government is to blame for Labour gaining control and will be making her feelings known to the PM.

The make-up of the council is now: Labour 31, Conservatives 26.


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