Labour gain 6 seats in the local elections in Plymouth to take wrestle control from the Conservatives
The council remains under "no overall control" following the local elections, despite gains for Labour and losses for the Conservatives
There was only one side cheering in Exeter at the local elections after Labour won ten of the fourteen wards available.
MP for Exeter Ben Bradshaw gives his reaction after Labour have taken control of Exeter City Council which had previously been under no overal control:
The final result is in from Weymouth and Portland in Dorset: The council remains under "no overall control."
Labour have gained 4 seats, the Conservatives have lost 2 and the Liberal Democrats have lost 2.
The make-up of the council now stands at: Con 14, Lab 11, LD 8, Ind 3.
In Plymouth, Labour have gained control of the council from the Conservatives. Labour gained 6 seats, the Conservatives lost 5 and UKIP lost 1 seat.
The make-up of the council is now: Labour 31, Conservatives 26.
Labour have taken control of Exeter council. Labour are hailing this as a landslide victory. The council was previously under no overall control.
Labour have taken control of Exeter council. The final result is Labour 24, Conservatives 11 and the Liberal Democrats 5. Labour are hailing this as a landslide victory. The council was previously under no overall control.
Reporter Jonathan Gibson confirms Labour have taken control of Plymouth City Council, which had previously been run by the Conservatives. More to follow.