Crawley council election results are all in - Labour largest party but leader is stepping down

Crawley residents went to the polls yesterday to vote in a borough council election with results due today (Friday May 5).

Going into the election, the Conservatives had 18 seats compared to 16 for Labour.

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Labour has run the council’s administration since 2014.

We’ll be updating you from the count, being held at K2 Leisure Centre, throughout the day.

The count is being held at K2

Live results from Crawley Borough Council election

Last updated: Friday, 06 May, 2022, 14:16

Crawley council results are all in

***LABOUR NOW HAS 18 SEATS TO CONSERVATIVES 17****

***LABOUR’S COUNCIL LEADER PETER LAMB ANNOUNCES HE IS STEPPING DOWN***

The count is being held at the K2 Leisure Centre today. The Conservatives went into polling day with 18 seats, Labour 16, one independent and one vacancy.

Of the 12 seats being contested five are held by Labour, six by Conservatives and one by an independent.

The vacancy for Southgate will likely be filled at a by-election in June. Until then 18 seats would give either Labour or Conservatives a majority.

A total of 16 seats are up for grabs at Hastings Borough Council this year.

Results:

Ashdown: Conservative HOLD

Baird - Labour HOLD

Braybrooke - Labour HOLD

Conquest - Conservative HOLD

Gensing - Green GAIN from Labour

Hollington - Labour HOLD

From Labour leader Peter Lamb

and Conservative leader Duncan Crow

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