Leader of the Brent Lib Dems loses his Sudbury seat after 32 years

Paul Lorber has lost his seat after 32 years

Paul Lorber has lost his seat after 32 years - Credit: Archant

Labour has gained overall control of Sudbury booting the leader of the Brent Lib Dems out of his long-standing seat.

Cllr Helen Carr is now the leader of the Brent Lib Dems

Cllr Helen Carr is now the leader of the Brent Lib Dems - Credit: Archant

Paul Lorber is the highest profile casualty of the borough’s local elections after losing the seat he has held since 1982.

Cllr Mary Daly kept her Labour seat in the ward

Cllr Mary Daly kept her Labour seat in the ward - Credit: Archant

Cllr Helen Carr, who is new to the world of politics, is the only Lib Dem councillor left in the borough automatically making her Mr Lorber’s successor.

Sudbury was previously held by Mr Lorber, Chandubhai J Patel, who decided to step down, and Labour’s Mary Daly who kept her seat.

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Results

Abdi ADEN, Labour: 1,810 ELECTED

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Jessica BHARDWAJ, Conservative: 549

Toby CHAMBERS, Independent: 159

Mary DALY, Labour: 2,038 ELECTED

Badrul HAQUE, Conservative: 407

Aisha HODA-BENN, Labour: 1,862 ELECTED

Paul LORBER, Lib Dem: 1,651

Lewis OWEN, Conservative: 460

Manish PATEL, Green Party: 309

Deven SHAH, Lib Dem: 1,431

Bob WHARTON, Lib Dem: 1,379

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