Ed Miliband says his party are “regaining ground” as Labour leads the 2012 Local Elections with a string of victories in English and Welsh local elections.
So far, the party is up over 700 seats, taking control of councils including Cardiff and Birmingham.
Labour said that is was a wake up call to the british government but the Prime Minister said he would stick with “difficult decisions” to deal with the deficit.
Looking at the latest results, the Tories have lost over 370 seats while Lib Dems lost more than 250.
It is being projected that Labour will end up with 38% national share of votes, 3 points higher, with the Tories being down 4 points on 31%. Lib Dems’ national share is projected to be unchanged at 16% but the party’s total number of councilors has plummeted below 3000 for the first time since it was formed in 1988.
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