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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Round-up of all the local election action in the Anglia region

Harlow MP Robert Halfon at a local election count in Essex. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

All parties ending up claiming some measure of victory in the local council elections in the Anglia region.

The Conservatives won the most seats overall and won back at outright working majority on Peterborough City Council. But the party also lost the most seats in the Anglia region - down 16 overall.

Labour, UKIP and the Liberal Democrats all made gains while the Greens made losses overall.

Here is a round-up of the local election action from across the Anglia region.

Matthew Hudson has been looking at the west of the patch.

While Kate Prout has at look at what happened in the East.

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