Beds, Herts & Bucks

Conservatives and Labour tie in Milton Keynes election

Milton Keynes count 2016
Image caption The Labour Party finished with the same number of seats as the Conservative in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Council remains in no overall control after a tie in which Labour finished with the same number of seats as the Conservatives.

The party lost one seat to the Conservatives, leaving both with 22 and the Liberal Democrats with 13.

In other councils where a third of seats were being contested, Labour have held Stevenage and the Conservatives held St Albans and Broxbourne.

Counts have also been held in Watford, North Herts and Three Rivers.

Results and analysis for Beds, Herts and Bucks.

The Liberal Democrats won Watford Borough Council, which was previously in no overall control. The party took five seats from the Conservatives and two from Labour, meaning the Tories no longer have any councillors in the Borough.

Conservatives remain in control in North Herts Council, where Labour and the Liberal Democrats each gained a seat. The new make-up of the council is 34 Conservatives, 12 Labour and three Liberal Democrat councillors.

No one party has overall control of Three Rivers Council but the Liberal Democrats have the most councillors. The make-up of the council there is 19 Liberal Democrats, 17 Conservative councillors and three Labour councillors.

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