Council by-election results
Last night's council by-election results:
Brighton & Hove, Regency Ward - Green hold with Tories narrowly overtaking Labour to come second.
LB Harrow, Canons Ward - Con hold of a safe ward. Tories down 13%, Labour up 1%
LB Hounslow, Chiswick Riverside Ward - Con hold. Tories up 16%, Labour up 3%, LDs down 7%, Greens down 12%
Merthyr, Treharris Ward - Ind hold with LDs overtaking Lab into 2nd place.
Reigate & Banstead DC, Earlswood and Whitebushes Ward - Con hold but with big swing to LDs.
LB Southwark, Riverside Ward - Lib Dem hold. Lab & LD both up 8%, Greens down 11%, Tories down 7%.
Surrey Heath DC, Bagshot Ward - LD hold with 5% swing to them from Con.
Test Valley DC, Romsey Cupernham Ward - LD hold with a swing to them from Con.
Wychavon DC, Lovett and North Claines - Con hold
Overall aggregate picture across them all was of an increased Lab + LD vote at expense of Tories.