Leeds ,
04
May
2018
|
07:33
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 three councillors elected per ward, the new make-up of the city council is as follows:

Overall political composition (99 seats in total):

Labour [LAB]: 61 seats (up from 58)

Conservative [CON]: 22 seats (up from 19)

Lib Dem [LD]: 6 seats (down from 9)

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

Garforth and Swillington Independents Party (GSIP): 3 seats (up from 2)

Green:(GR): 2 seats (down from 3)

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/your-council/elections/election-results

ENDS

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