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Local elections 2013: in numbers

3 May 2013

6:53 PM

3 May 2013

6:53 PM

335: total councillors lost by the Tories
291: seats gained by Labour
124: losses sustained by the Lib Dems
139: seats gained by UKIP

147 UKIP council seats after today’s results

10 councils lost by the Tories
2 councils gained by Labour
13 councils now in overall control, up 8

17: the largest gain by UKIP in any council, in Kent
24: the most councillors gained by Labour in one local authority, in Durham

6,505: Emma Lewell-Buck’s majority as the new Labour MP for South Shields, down from 11,109 achieved by David Miliband in 2010

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