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Top stories in the latest issue:

Labour’s outstanding (but not always in a good way) local election results in Hounslow, Birmingham and Sunderland.

Mixed results for the Tories and Louis Mosley, chair of the local Conservative association – and grandson of the late British Union of Fascists leader.

After losing 12 councillors, the Lib Dem revival by-passes the south London borough where the party has run the council for 30 years.

Answer came there none from the children’s services committee when a Labour member follows up an Eye story about missing personal files of youngsters who had been in care.

Serious doubts arise about the financial wisdom of the council putting more than £500m into a scheme to turn the town into, ahem, a ‘new Singapore’.

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