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Lib Dems win St Albans from NOC

The Liberal Democrats in Hertfordshire have won St Albans, which previously had no party in overall control.

Other results for the county saw Labour retain control of Stevenage, while the Conservative Party maintained control of Broxbourne and North Hertfordshire.

The Tories retained control of Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere, while the Lib Dems stayed in control of Watford.

After counting the votes in Milton Keynes, there is still no one party in control of the unitary authority.

Of the 41 seats, 17 had been up for election.

Elections also took place in Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, where the BNP gained one seat and the Conservatives gained one seat but the Liberal Democrats retained overall control of the council.

  Councillors Councils
Party +/- Total +/- Total
CON 257 3155 12 65
LAB -334 2365 -9 18
LD 33 1804 1 12
PC 31 205 -1 0
OTH 10 898 0 0
NOC - - -3 64
159 of 159 councils declared.


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