SOUTH HOLLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2019: Sir John Hayes MP praises ruling Conservatives for 'really good, positive campaign', despite loss of 'some very good people'
South Holland and the Deepings MP Sir John Hayes has praised the Conservative ruling group for "exceeding all expectations" in this year's elections.
On a night when his party suffered its worst showing in council elections nationally since 1995, with more than 1,300 councillors losing their seats,
the Conservatives "minimised our losses" to retain control of South Holland District Council with a majority of 11 seats.
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