Winners and losers in the Council Elections 2014

Nearly 400 local councillors are being elected in the Anglia region on the same day as the European Election on Thursday 22 May 2014.

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Conservatives lose Basildon and UKIP replace Labour as main opposition

UKIP made 11 gains on Basildon Council Credit: ITV News Anglia

UKIP made big gains in Basildon to sweep the Conservatives out of power for the first time in a decade and replace Labour as the main opposition party.

The Conservative leader of the council, Tony Ball, who was high profile during the campaign to evict travellers from the Dale Farm site, lost his Wickford North seat to UKIP.

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