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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Conservative majority cut on Essex council as final results come in

The result of the local council election in Epping Forest in Essex. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The final result of the local elections in the Anglia region has seen a small cut in the Conservative majority on Epping Forest Council in Essex.

Although voters went to the polls on Thursday, the votes in Epping Forest were only counted on Saturday morning.

The Conservatives made a net loss of two seat cutting their overall majority to 14. There were gains for the Green Party and a local residents group.

Epping Forest has had a Tory majority since 2007 although before that it was a hung council for many years.

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