Labour, who held a 15-seat majority going into this election, ended the day with four fewer seats and a majority of 7. However, the party does retain overall majority of the council. Labour now have 19 seats, with the Conservatives holding 12 and the Green party with 1 on the 32-seat council.
Your new Hastings Borough Council is as follows:
Labour: 19 seats (-4)
Conservatives: 12 seats (+4)
Greens: 1 seat (+1)
The Conservatives gained Baird, Ore, St Helens, and Silverhill from Labour, while the Green party won Old Hastings, a seat which was filled by Independent councillor Dany Louise, who was elected in 2016 as a Labour candidate.
Here are the full results from this year’s Hastings Borough Council elections: