Local Elections: Labour and Greens celebrate gains as Tories face heavy losses

James Murray
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Local Elections: Labour and Greens celebrate gains as Tories face heavy losses

Greens enjoy surge in support, as polling guru John Curtice predicts government is facing "one of the worst, if not the worst, Conservative performance in local elections for the last 40 years"

Opposition parties are celebrating this morning, following significant gains in yesterday's local elections that have put the government on track for one of the worst electoral performances in modern history....

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