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Labour increase majority in Ipswich

Labour have increased their overall majority to 18 Credit: ITV News Anglia

Labour have increased their overall majority on Ipswich Borough Council taking it to 18.

The party made two gains at the expense of the Conservatives.

Ipswich council has been in Labour hands since 2011 after they lost their overall majority in 2004 after 25 years in power.

Ipswich was a Labour target seat at the 2015 General Election but it was retained by Conservative MP Ben Gummer.

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