Local Elections: Greens celebrate gains across the country

James Murray
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Local Elections: Greens celebrate gains across the country

Greens, Lib Dems, and Labour all enjoy significant gains, but Conservatives maintain their performance was better than expected

The Green Party has emerged as one of the main winners in yesterday's local elections, having chalked up a net gain of 22 seats with less than half the contested councils declared. As of 9:30 this morning,...

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