1. ITV Report

North East Lincolnshire: Labour gain

North East Lincolnshire Council seats Photo: ITV Calendar

From previously having no overall control, Labour have now taken North East Lincolnshire Council, after winning 5 more seats.

UKIP gained one seat, while the Liberal Democrats lost 4 and the Conservatives lost 2.

How things now stand in North East Lincolnshire:

  • Labour - 25 seats
  • Conservative - 12 seats
  • Liberal Democrats - 4 seats
  • UKIP - 1 seat

Chris Shaw, the leader of the Labour Group on the council told Calendar his party has taken seats they never expected to win.