City Council moves from Blue to Red

It's after the Local Elections here

Labour have taken back control of Plymouth after taking key seats from the ruling Conservatives.

Some senior Tory figures lost their seats in a night that saw the city turn red in Peverell, Ham and Honicknowle.

Labour ended the night with 31 seats of the 57 on Plymouth City Council.

New council leader Tudor Evans, taking on his fourth stint as leader, said Labour would bring change to the city.

Outgoing boss - Ian Bowyer - congratulated his opposition, and promised to get the best for the city.

Moor View MP Johnny Mercer said the government’s approach to defence had contributed to the Conservatives losing the Authority.

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