With 125 of 159 councils declared, the Conservatives have a clear lead.
”BBC research suggests Labour has fallen into third place nationally with 24% of votes, with the Conservatives on 44% and Lib Dems on 25%.
The margin is similar to the drubbing received by Tory Prime Minister John Major in council elections in 1995, two years before he was ejected from Downing Street by Tony Blair.”
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