Just one council election last night, a Labour-held seat in Cheshire. Labour held the seat, but curiously failed to take any advantage of the 15.2% vote share picked up by the Lib Dem candidate last time out. The Tories were the main beneficiaries, while the Labour vote was down.
Burtonwood & Winwick, Warrington Borough Council
Lab: 753 (58.9%) -3.1%
Con: 469 (36.7%) +13.9%
Ind: 56 (4.4%) New