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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Tories lose councillors in East Anglia with gains for Labour, Lib Dems and UKIP

The number of councillors elected in the Anglia region on 5 May 2016. Credit: ITV News Anglia

All the political parties are claiming some measure of success in the local council elections in the Anglia region.

The Conservatives have lost councillors but scored a major victory by winning back an overall majority on Peterborough City Council. It brought the Prime Minister David Cameron into the city to celebrate with party workers.

There were gains in the region for Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP while the Greens made losses.

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