Labour have added to UKIP's woes in the local elections by stealing the Yarmouth & Southtown seat in Norfolk.
UKIP won the division back in 2013, but were defeated this time around as Labour's Mike Smith-Clare came out on top.
The party were also beaten in nearby Breydon as Carl Smith gained the seat for the Conservatives.
Only two of the six counties in the Anglia region have so far declared results but the Conservatives are making the early running.
The Chairman of Colchester's UKIP branch has defended the party after a poor showing in this year's local elections.
Just under a quarter of residents in Peterborough have cast a vote for the newly-created post of Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.