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Local election council: Lincolnshire - Conservative gain

Conservative gain control of Lincolnshire County Council Credit: ITV News Central

The Conservative Party have taken overall control of Lincolnshire County Council.

The gain came at the expense of UKIP who were completely wiped out.

UKIP's Lisa Duffy said the results were not a 'disaster' for the party but acknowledged it was 'very disappointing' it had been wiped out in Lincolnshire.

Breakdown of the 70 (declared) seats in Lincolnshire:

  • Conservative 58
  • Independent 4
  • Lincolnshire Independents 1
  • Lab 6 seats
  • Lib Dem 1


ITV News Central takes 'Youbooth' to Wolverhampton

Four weeks today, Britain will be going to the polls to choose the shape of the next Government. And with more key marginal seats than anywhere else in the country the Midlands will play a big part in what happens.

Throughout the campaign we're testing opinion with our mobile polling booth 'YouBooth'. Gareth Owen has taken it to the Conservative-held marginal of Wolverhampton South West.

Nikki Sinclaire concedes defeat in Euro Elections.

Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire has failed in her attempt to be re-elected. Credit: PA

Nikki Sinclaire has conceded that she will not be re-elected as MEP for the West Midlands.

Ms Sinclaire won as a UKIP candidate in 2009, but left the party a year later, and set up the "We Demand A Referendum Now Party" in 2012.

Full results are yet to be announced.


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