New political make-up of Leeds City Council
As a result of the local elections in Leeds which saw all 33 wards contested and one councillor elected per ward (except Horsforth and Roundhay wards where two seats were contested and two councillors subsequently elected in each), the new make-up of the city council is as follows:
Overall political composition (99 seats in total):
Labour [LAB]: 58 seats (including two formerly vacant seats)
Conservative [CON]: 21 seats
Liberal Democrats [LD]: 7 seats
Morley Borough Independents [MBI]: 6 seats
Garforth and Swillington Independents Party [GSIP]: 3 seats
Green [GR]: 3 seats
Social Democratic Party [SDP]: 1 seat
The provisional turnout figure for the city will follow
Following the election, Labour remain in control of Leeds City Council.
Full details of the election results along with the Horsforth and Otley Town Council results can be seen at Election results (leeds.gov.uk).
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