West Country local election results 2016

Local council elections have taken place across the region.

Council results will be coming in between Friday (6 May) and Sunday (8 May).

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Exeter City Council: Labour strengthen control

It's been a night of elections across the South West, including council elections.

In Exeter Labour strengthened its control of the City Council. It now has 30 of the 39 seats, with the Conservatives 8 and the Lib-Dems just 1.

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The party had thought new boundary changes could have favoured the opposition but it wasn't the case as Ben Bradshaw MP tells us.

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