Local Elections 2019 in the Anglia region

There are local elections on 44 councils in the Anglia region on Thursday 2 May 2019 in the biggest political test since the General Election of 2017.

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Conservatives lose eight seats putting Southend into no overall control

The Conservatives had a night to forget in Southend Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Conservatives have had a night to forget in Southend losing eight seats and also their majority in the process.

Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats made gains.

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