Elections 2014: Where we work we can win

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. This gain took Purbeck District Council into no overall control. 

Liberal Democrats in Colchester returned seven of their eight held seats

Dorothy Thornhill has been re-elected as Mayor of Watford for a fourth term. Dorothy scooped 65.4% of the vote on second preferences. Liberal Democrats also held all of their seats on Watford Borough Council and remain in control of the council.

In the Southport constituency, Liberal Democrats held six seats on Sefton Borough Council.

Liberal Democrats in Gateshead held all of their wards and have increased their majorities in each ward. 

Sabrina Thompson was elected to Redcar and Cleveland Borough council after winning the Dormanstown ward by-election.

Liberal Democrats held control of Three Rivers District Council in Hertfordshire.

In South Lakeland Liberal Democrats held control of the district council. Liberal Democrats hold 33 seats on the 51 seat-council.

Liberal Democrats gained two seats from the Conservatives, increasing their number of seats on Brentwood Borough Council to 11. 

In Cheltenham, Liberal Democrats held control of the borough council and gained a seat from the Conservatives. Liberal Democrats now have 24 seats.

Liberal Democrats won nine of the 14 seats being contested on St Albans City and District Council. Liberal Democrats topped the vote share with 30.4%.

In Winchester Liberal Democrats held nine seats and topped the vote share with 39% of the vote.

Leeds Liberal Democrats held four seats on the city council.

In Burnley, Liberal Democrats held five seats  on the borough council.

Liberal Democrats have topped the vote share in the Hazel Grove constituency on Stockport council, with 34.4% of the vote. In Cheadle, Liberal Democrats received the largest share of the vote, winning 31.57% of the vote. Liberal Democrats remain the largest party on Stockport Council.

 


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