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Labour loses control of Oldham Council

Labour has lost control of Oldham Council. The party has lost four seats across the borough and only gained one.

This means Labour has lost its majority, which stood at one before the night began. Labour remains the largest party.

Twenty council seats were up for grabs in Alexandra, Chadderton Central, Chadderton North, Chadderton South, Coldhurst, Crompton, Failsworth East, Failsworth West, Hollinwood, Medlock Vale, Royton North, Royton South, Saddleworth North, Saddleworth South, Saddleworth West and Lees, Shaw, St James', St Mary's, Waterhead and Werneth.

Ahead of the election, Labour was in control of Oldham Council with 32 seats out of 60.

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