Tories lose majority on Cheshire East Council

The Conservatives have lost their majority on Cheshire East Council for the first time since the council was formed in April 2009.

Conservatives now occupy 34 of the 82 seats, down from 48 prior to this week's local elections.

Labour gained nine seats to take their number of members to 25, whilst Independent candidates and those representing local groups, such as Alderley Edge First, Residents of Wilmslow and Handforth Ratepayer's Association, won 19 seats.

The Liberal Democrats also gained two seats to take their total to 4.

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2019 Local Elections, Cheshire East Council
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Joan Wright
Saturday 4th May 2019 at 7:49 am
So the independents have the power! Hopefully a lot more transparency.

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