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Local Elections: Bury Retain Control Of Bury Council But New Independent Group Win First Seat

Labour now have a majority of seven seats on Bury Council following the local elections.

Labour and the Conservatives both lost one seat overall while the Liberal Democrats and Independents each gained one, as one third of the council’s 51 seats came up for election.

New group Radcliffe First won in Radcliffe East highlighting a trend across the county in a rise in independent groups.

The new balance on Bury Council is: Labour 29 seats, Conservatives 16, Liberal Democrats 4 and Independent 2.

The turnout was 35.6%.

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