Local Elections 2018 in the Anglia region

There were local elections for more than 400 councillors on 22 councils in the Anglia region on Thursday 3 May 2018.

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Conservative majority is cut in Huntingdonshire

Conservative majority is cut in Huntingdonshire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Ward boundaries had been re-drawn in Huntingdonshire meaning that it was an all out election rather than the one-third election that is usual here.

But that is about to change as Huntingdonshire changes to and election cycle that see the whole council elected once every four years.

At the start of that process, the Conservatives saw their number fall by two with gains for Labour and the Liberal Democrats.

Huntingdonshire was one of the areas where the rise in UKIP started by the party lost it last three remaining seats here.

Huntingdonshire has been a Conservative council since 1976 - the longest run of any council in the Anglia region.

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