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Elections 2014: Where we work we can win

May 23, 2014 10:39 AM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Local election results show that where Liberal Democrats work, we can win.

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Liberal Democrat councillors have a good reputation for their hard work and commitment to local areas. We have a proud record of delivery in local government, freezing council tax and protecting vital services locally.

Our record of delivery and commitment to local issues and work in our communities have been recognised in these local election results.

In Eastleigh, Liberal Democrats have held control of the borough council. The group returned all 12 councillors and made one gain.

In Maidstone, Liberal Democrats increased their share of the vote, and the Conservatives lost control of the council.

Liberal Democrats in Sutton held control of the council and made gains from both the Conservatives and Labour. Liberal Democrats in Sutton now have 45 seats in the 54-seat council.

In Hull, Liberal Democrats gained a seat from Labour and held four wards with increased majorities.

Liberal Democrats held their four seats in Birmingham Yardley constituency and increased their voted share to over 46%.

In Mid Dorset and Poole, Liberal Democrats held their seat and made a gain.

Liberal Democrats in Colchester returned seven of their eight held seats.