Voters boot last Tory out of South Tyneside

South Tyneside's last remaining Conservative councillor has lost his seat.

Friday, 6th May 2016, 12:00 am
Updated Friday, 6th May 2016, 1:20 am
Jeff Milburn before the results were announced.

Jeff Milburn was defeated by Labour's David Townsley in the Cleadon and East Boldon ward in a closely fought election.

Results for the ward:

Philip Leslie Berry (Green) 305

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Jeffrey Edward Milburn (Con) 1,468

DAVID TOWNSLEY (Lab) 1,503