Labour have taken the Birmingham ward of Weoley from the Conservatives. The council is one of the largest in Europe and is currently firmly Labour run.
David Cameron has arrived in Peterborough to celebrate his party's victory in the local elections.
Labour strongholds tended to remain so - apart from a major loss for the party in Dudley.
Labour suffered losses in English council elections, but the initial results were not as bad as many had expected.