Hyndburn

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 23 Seats +/- 0
Conservative Seats 8 Seats +/- -1
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 2 Seats +/- +2
Independent Seats 2 Seats +/- -1

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
11 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Hyndburn Borough Council

03.05.2016

17:29

Labour hoping to hold on in Lancashire

Labour-run councils dominate this year's elections - but can the party hold off the Conservatives in key areas?

08.05.2015

19:18

Labour gain control in West Lancs

Labour wins 11 seats in West Lancashire in the local elections to take charge of a council that previously had no overall control.
14:23

Labour hold

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Hyndburn Council has been held by Labour, with two gains in seats previously held by independents.

28.01.2015

21:53

Actress given Freedom of Hyndburn

Former Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh is awarded the freedom of her Lancashire borough.

23.05.2014

19:49

Labour Party retains six councils

Labour retains control of six councils in Lancashire, increasing its majority on Chorley Borough Council from one to 17.
15:38

UKIP win second Lancs seat

Joe Wilson, BBC Radio Lancashire
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Hyndburn and Haslingden UKIP party chairman Paul Thompson beat the Conservatives in St Oswalds ward to clinch the second UKIP seat for the party on Hyndburn Council.

He said UKIP were on a "crest of a wave", adding: "UKIP will take Hyndburn if I have anything to do with it."

14:19

'No Accrington joy'

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Lancashire's first UKIP councillor Malcolm Pritchard - after beating his daughter Clare Pritchard (Labour) to the Milnshaw seat - said that he took "absolutely no joy from it whatsoever".

Image copyright Lancashire County Council
13:42

Lancashire's first UKIP councillor

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BBC Radio Lancashire's Joe Wilson says Lancashire has its first UKIP councillor - Malcolm Pritchard.

Mr Pritchard won the Milnshaw ward in Hyndburn. He was standing against his daughter Clare Pritchard who left before the result was announced.

10:57

Latest from counts

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BBC Radio Lancashire's Chris Rider tweets: We are at every local election count. Can UKIP now win its first seat in Lancashire? #lancs

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