Local Elections 2016

There are elections for councillors on 22 local councils in the Anglia region on Thursday 5 May along with new Police & Crime Commissioners.

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Gains for Tories and Labour on Southend Council

Southend council under no overall control Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Conservatives have made two gains and Labour have made a single gain on Southend Council but it's still hung with no one party having enough seats to out-vote all the others.

The Conservatives are still the largest party but two short of an overall majority.

The Tories lost their overall majority in Southend in May 2014.

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