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Result: Lab HOLD Wakefield

UKIP lost its only councillor in Wakefield as Labour maintained control of the council once again.

Labour held 15 of the 17 seats it was defending.

The Conservatives were the big winners on the night, gaining two seats from Labour, one from UKIP and another from an Independent.

The new council composition is as follows:

  • Labour 52
  • Conservative 11


Result: Lab HOLD Bradford

Labour has increased its majority in Bradford after another strong showing in yesterday's local elections.

A third of the council, 30 seats in total, were being contested.

Labour gained four seats. The Conservatives also picked up one, with the Liberal Democrats finishing outside the top three in many areas.

Former leader of the council, Ian Greenwood, who lost his seat and the leadership in 2012 became a councillor in Bolton and Undercliffe overnight.

This is the new composition of the council:

  • Labour - 52
  • Conservative - 22
  • Liberal Democrat - 8
  • Independent - 3
  • Green Party - 2
  • The Independents - 2
  • Queensbury Independents - 1

Result: Lab HOLD Leeds

Labour has strengthened its grip on Leeds City Council following yesterday's local council elections.

The entire council was up for election with 99 seats in 33 wards being contested.

This is the new composition of the council:

  • Labour - 61
  • Conservative - 22
  • Liberal Democrat - 6
  • Morley Borough Independents - 5
  • Garforth and Swillington Independent Group - 3
  • Green Party - 2


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