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Labour's Hardyal Dhindsa is Derbyshire's new Police & Crime Commisioner.

Hardyal elected as PCC

Labour's Hardyal Dhindsa is Derbyshire's new Police & Crime Commisioner.

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29 year-old is new Labour Councillor.

Labour's Dom Anderson retained the party's seat in Boulton ward, defeating Derby UKIP's new chairman Gaurav Pandey by 10 votes with the Tory candidate in 3rd place.

Dom Anderson wins in Boulton

29 year-old is new Labour Councillor.

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Labour retain majority on Derby City Council.

After contesting seats in 17 Wards, Labour still holds a majority in the Council Chamber ... but only just.  With the Conservative Deputy Leader resigning - only 10 days after being elected in Alestree - the council now comprises 26 Labour Councillors, 16 Conservatives, five Liberal Democrats and three from UKIP.

Labour leader Ranjit Banwait said of the election: "What we have achieved is quite remarkable.  We've delivered the toughest budget in the city's history and many people thought we wouldn't be in power as a result."

However, with only a little luck the majority could have been bigger.  In every case where a Labour candidate was not elected we finished in second place, whilst in Derwent ward Margaret Redfern failed to win by the very narrowest of margins ... by only three votes!

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Labour retain majority on Derby City Council.

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