The results of the Portsmouth City Council elections on Thursday 5 May have been announced following a count at the Guildhall, Portsmouth.
One seat in each of the council’s 14 wards was up for election this year and the political make-up of the council is now:
- Liberal Democrats – 17
- Conservative – 13
- Labour – 9
- Portsmouth Independent Party – 3
The council’s administration will be decided at the annual general meeting on 17 May.
There are 42 seats on Portsmouth City Council, prior to the election the council comprised:
- Conservative – 17
- Liberal Democrat – 15
- Labour – 7
- Independent group – 2 (Progressive Portsmouth People Group)
- Portsmouth Independent Party – 1
You can view the full breakdown of the results by ward and political party here.