Local Elections 2017

There are elections in the Anglia region on Thursday 4 May 2017 for county councillors in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk along with the newly created post of elected Mayor for Cambs and Peterborough.

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UKIP lose Yarmouth Nelson seat to Labour

Great Yarmouth was a stronghold for UKIP in 2013. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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.

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