Leeds ,
03
May
2019
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05:00
Europe/London

New political make-up of Leeds City Council

As a result of the local elections in Leeds which saw 33 wards contested and one councillor elected per ward, the new make-up of the city council is as follows:

Overall political composition (99 seats in total):

Labour [LAB]: 57 seats (down from 61)

Conservative [CON]: 23 seats (up from 22)

Lib Dem [LD]: 8 seats (up from 6)

Morley Borough Independents [MBI]: 5 seats (no change)

Garforth and Swillington Independents Party [GSIP]: 3 seats (no change)

Green [GR]: 3 seats (up from 2)

Turnout: 31%

Following the election, Labour remain in control of Leeds City Council.

Full details of the election results can be seen at: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/pages/leeds-city-council-election-results.aspx

ENDS

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