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What we know so far from the local and regional elections

Friday morning's take: disastrous for Labour, good for the Conservatives, complicated for the SNP

By Peter Kellner  

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in Islington, north London, 6th May 2016. ©Rick Findler/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Normally, local and regional elections produce big changes which the losing party tries to play down. Scotland apart, the overnight results from this year’s contests have produced less dramatic shifts than normal, and may well dominate the news agenda for a shorter…

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