|Labour||Seats 40||Seats +/- 0|
|Conservative||Seats 20||Seats +/- -7|
|United Kingdom Independence Party||Seats 9||Seats +/- +7|
|Independent||Seats 2||Seats +/- 0|
|Green Party||Seats 1||Seats +/- 0|
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Latest updates Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Solihull counting startsstandard
The local election count has begun in Solihull. The results from both there and Wolverhampton are expected this afternoon.
So far in the West Midlands, Labour remain in charge of Birmingham, Sandwell, Cannock Chase and Dudley. In Tamworth - the Conservatives retain control.
Labour keeps controlstandard
Labour has kept hold of three of its councils in the West Midlands.
In Birmingham, the party held 21 seats and gained one to achieve the 61 seats it needed to retain overall control of the city council.
The party held both Dudley and Sandwell councils but failed to win an overall majority in Walsall by one seat.