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The Financial Times (April 18, p6) reported that more than 13,000 ...
The Financial Times (April 18, p6) reported that more than 13,000

candidates will contest just over 4,000 seats in council elections in

England on May 7 in the first national test of party popularity since the general election.

Labour controls 92 of the councils involved, the Liberal Democrats 21 and the Conservatives just seven. The remaining 46 are under no overall control.
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