Latest updates Amber Valley Borough Council
'Hard to be confident'
Newsreader, BBC Derby
Amber Valley MP Nigel Mills said it was "hard to be confident" for next year's election after the Conservatives lost control of the borough council.
But he added: "The economy has turned around now, the various reforms we have made have started to show their successes. I am reasonably hopeful."
Labour leader's congratsstandard
Ed Miliband tweets: Great news from Amber Valley. Now Labour-run after for the first time in 14 years. Congratulations to the whole team there