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Reading remains a hung council

The count in Slough
Labour kept control of Slough Borough Council gaining two seats

Reading Borough Council remains hung with Labour retaining its power as the biggest party after winning an extra seat.

The Conservatives lost to Labour in Minster Ward and the Liberal Democrats gained one in Katesgrove Ward.

Wokingham Council with 54 seats stayed under Conservative control but the Lib Dems gained a seat giving them 11.

Labour kept control of Slough council gaining two of the 13 seats up for grabs. The Tories also gained one.

Labour now holds 25 seats, the Conservatives seven, the Lib Dems two and the other parties have seven.

In Reading, Labour is the largest group with 19 councillors, the Tories have 17, the Liberal Democrats, nine.

The local authority also has its first Green Party councillor, Rob White, who also stood as a parliamentary candidate in Reading East in the General Election.



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