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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.