Council Control Update
Seems to be a volatile time in local government:
Labour has retaken control of Blackburn with Darwen Council from a coalition of the Conservatives, Liberal Democrats and For Darwen Party: http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/8390789.Labour_back_in_control_of_Blackburn_with_Darwen/
And the Tory/LD coalition running Wolverhampton City Council has collapsed: http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2010/09/13/wolverhampton-city-council-chaos-as-coalition-fails/
And according to Ben Bradshaw MP on Twitter, Labour has today taken control of Exeter City Council after the Tories and LibDems failed to agree a renewed coalition following their loses in last week's by-elections.