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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UKIP replace Labour as second party in Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Council remains under no overall control Credit: ITV News Anglia

UKIP have made 4 gains in Great Yarmouth replacing Labour as the second-largest party.

The Conservative still have the most seats but still without an overall majority so will have to work with UKIP to remain in power in the coastal town.

Labour lost three seats leaving them will 11 councillors on a council on which they won an overall majority as recently as 2012.

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