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Lib Dem wins

Get the latest on Lib Dem wins in the 2021 elections. This blog will be updated as more results come in - refresh for the latest.

By Liberal Democrats, May 07, 2021 3:05

Liberal Democrat have had some great early wins:

  • We have gained majority control of St Albans City and District Council.
  • We made gains in Cambridgeshire and Tunbridge Wells, taking away the Conservatives' majorities on those councils. And more gains from the Conservatives in Oxfordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire Essex, Wokingham, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Shropshire and Devon.
  • We held Orkney, Shetland, Edinburgh Western and North East Fife - re-electing four great MSPs.
  • Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds won in Mid and West Wales.
  • We made gains from Labour in Sunderland, Liverpool, Hull, Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley;
  • We became the largest party on Stockport council and held our councils in Watford, Winchester, Eastleigh, Three Rivers and Cheltenham;
  • Liberal Democrats gained a seat on the Greater London Assembly.
  • In Chesham and Amersham, where there is an upcoming parliamentary by-election, Liberal Democrats finished a strong second to the Conservatives. In Amersham Lib Dems went from 0 seats to a majority on the Town Council.
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Sunday

Liberal Democrats have elected our biggest ever group to Oxfordshire County Council, with 8 gains, including from the Conservative council leader.

We won a majority in St Albans.

And held our majority in Three Rivers

Lib Dems defeated the Conservative leader of Hertfordshire County Council.

Saturday Evening

Hina Bokhari joins Caroline Pidgeon in the Greater London Assembly.

In Buckinghamshire, we gained three seats from the Conservatives.

We made a big step forward in Wiltshire.

We've made three gains in Wokingham.

And held all of our seats in Watford.

Saturday Afternoon

We've made four gains from the Conservatives in Tunbridge Wells.

And a huge congratulations to Aude & James!

Saturday morning

We've gained 3 seats on Gloucester council and become the main opposition.

We've retained control of Cheltenham Borough Council.

Alex Wagner has become the youngest Councillor on Shropshire with a huge swing from the Conservatives.

We've made progress in Devon making 2 gains.

Friday evening

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds won in Mid and West Wales.

We had our best results in a decade in Liverpool.

In Surrey, we gained five seats from the Conservatives on the Council, and retained control of Mole Valley District Council.

In Wakefield, we've gained a seat and doubled our group on the council.

In Barnsley, we gained three seats.

We've won the popular vote in Hull and won 10 seats to Labour's 9.

Friday afternoon

Beatrice Wishart Alex Cole-Hamilton and Willie Rennie are re-elected to the Scottish parliament.

The first Liberal Democrat elected in Salford for over a decade.

We increase our majority on South Lakeland council, and in Sheffield we gain seats as Labour lose their majority.

Liam McArthur is re-elected as MSP for Orkney. Liberal Democrats win seats from the Conservatives in Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Friday morning

Gains in Sunderland from Labour, and becoming the largest party on Stockport Council.

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