Friday, May 2, 4.15 AM. The Tories retained control of Dacorum as the votes were counted early today.
They had been relying on the casting vote of the Mayor to defeat a combined Labour/LibDem and independent opposition, but now they are assured of a clear, if small, majority.
They made six gains, winning two seats in each of Adeyfield East and Corner Hall, won back a seat in Woodhall they lost in a byelection and one in Leverstock Green they lost through a defection to Labour.
But they did lose two seats to the Lib dems in Berkhamsted Castle ward.
Conservatives now have 32 of the 52 seats, giving them a majority.
The turnout in yesterday's election was just 32.87 per cent.
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