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Labour holds Harlow council with steady majority

Labour hold Harlow Council Credit: ITV News Anglia

Labour have held Harlow council in Essex with an overall majority of five.

There was no net change of seats with each party having the same number of councillors after the election as before.

One-third of the seats on the council were contested with Labour winning seven and the Conservative winning four.

Labour re-gained Harlow in 2012 after a decade out of power in a New Town that used to be a stronghold but their majority was slashed by UKIP surge in 2014

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