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Election 2012: Gt Yarmouth

Political composition of Gt Yarmouth Council following the 2012 local elections Photo: ITV Anglia

Great Yarmouth

Labour overall majority: 3

Labour have ousted the Tories from power in Great Yarmouth town hall overturning a majority of 5 with one of their own of 3.

The Conservatives re-gained power in 2000 after Labour ran the council through the 1990s.

Labour lost the parliamentary seat to the Conservatives in 2010.

New council: Lab 21 (+5), Con 18 (-4), Ind 0 (-1)

2011 share of the vote

Con 51%, Lab 42%, Others 5%, LD 1%

2008 share of the vote

Con 55%, Lab 34%, LD 6%, Others 5%

Electorate: 71,408

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