Essex County Council announce election results 2013
THE results of the 2013 Essex County Council election were confirmed by 3.30am last night with the overall result seeing Conservative taking the majority of seats (42) and retaining their position as the administration.
Of the one million electors across the county, there was a 27.6 per cent turnout of voters.
The final make-up of Essex County Council is as follows:
• Conservative 42 seats
• Liberal Democrat 9 seats
• Labour 9 seats
• UKIP 9 seats
- 1 Arsonist firebombed GP surgery after doctors refused to give him heroin
- 2 e-comics and creative writing help from Essex libraries
- 3 Free lunch, free fun and circus for Queen's Platinum Jubilee
- 4 Hidden secrets, free medals, live jazz for Platinum Jubilee
- 5 Tesco recalls pastry product over risks to people with nut allergies
- 6 Sue Gray report finds lockdown party behaviour was 'unacceptable'
- 7 Saffron Walden girls enjoy first festival outing
- 8 'Cat bite could have killed me': Many operations for rescuer
- 9 Red, white and blue: Royal theme for Saffron Walden windows
- 10 Police find body in search for missing 71-year-old Raymond
• Green Party 2 seats
• Tendring First 1 seat
• Independent 1 seat
• Independent Loughton Residents Association 1 seat
• Canvey Independent Party 1 seat