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LABOUR MAINTAINS ITS TIGHT GRIP ON THE LGA

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The local elections have not shaken Labour's dominance of the Local Government Association. ...
The local elections have not shaken Labour's dominance of the Local Government Association.

Provisional calculations show a 2% swing away from Labour within the association, mainly toward the Conservatives.

Head of central services John Rees said Labour was still 'comfortably' the largest party.

Conservative group leader Gordon Keymer said: 'We will continue to press Labour to oppose the government, particularly in the area of the comprehensive performance framework.'
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