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Conservatives hold Hillingdon Council in major win for Tories

The Conservative Party have held Hillingdon Council in the first major victory for the Tories of the evening as millions of Londoners voted in the local election.

The Tories retained control of the borough winning 30 seats whilst Labour won 23.

The overall turnout for the borough was 35.39%, with Conservatives winning in Ruislip, South Ruislip, Colham and Cowley, Eastcote, Northwood Hills, Hillingdon West, Northwood and Harefield Village.

Hillingdon Council tweeted: “Local elections were held yesterday and votes counted overnight. There are now 53 councillors representing Hillingdon’s 21 wards. The Conservatives retained control winning 30 seats while Labour won 23.”

David Simmonds, MP for Ruislip and Northwood in Hillingdon tweeted: “With the announcement of @jonathan_bianco and Kishan Bhatt elected in Northwood Hills @Hillingdon_Tory secures a clean sweep of the Hillingdon wards of my constituency.”

He also tweeted: “Constituents in Hillingdon will be relieved to know the council is now officially Conservative run @Hillingdon_Tory. Fingers crossed for @HAConservatives whose count starts at 9am.”

For a full list of results, see the Hillingdon Council website.