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Halton Borough Council
Election 2018 Results
|Party||Elected in 2018||Total councillors||Change|
|Elected in 2018 17||Total councillors 52||ChangeNo results|
|Elected in 2018 1||Total councillors 2||ChangeNo results|
|Elected in 2018 0||Total councillors 2||ChangeNo results|
|Councillors change compared with 2014|
Labour kept control of councils across Merseyside in the local elections.
It easily retained Liverpool as well as St Helens, Sefton, and Wirral.
Results in Knowsley are due at 12:30 BST.
The Liberal Democrats gained three seats in Liverpool but lost four in Sefton, where the Conservatives picked up two.
Labour also won comfortably in Halton in Cheshire, with the party holding on to all 17 of the seats it was defending.