Conservatives win in Teignbridge council poll in Devon

The Conservatives have taken control of Teignbridge District Council in Devon after winning 26 seats on the 46-seat authority.

The win comes after the Tories manaaged to gain an extra eight seats over 2007's results.

The Liberal Democrats - previously the largest party, although with no overall control - saw its 20 seats from 2007 drop to 13.

Independents won seven seats, a fall of one from 2007.

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