Local elections 2012

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Merthyr Tydfil: Full results, Labour gain

Labour have re-gained Merthyr Tydfil, a council they lost in 2008, from an Independent-led coalition.

The Independent councillor who led the coalition, Jeff Edwards, lost his seat. The Liberal Democrats, who gained a foothold in the council in 2008, have been wiped out.

Full results:

  • Labour - 23
  • Independents - 9
  • UKIP - 1

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