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Boris Johnson and his fellow Tories will be licking their wounds after his party lost key London authorities to Labour. The party also suffered a series of setbacks across England in this year’s local elections.

Sir Keir Starmer’s Labor Party further tightened its grip on the capital overnight. The Labor leader had urged voters to use their ballot to make their feelings known over party.

The results saw Labor take Wandsworth and Westminster. Labor won Southampton from the Tories and the Tories lost Worcester without overall control in a murderous night.

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The loss of Wandsworth is a blow because of his symbolic status in London. He turned blue in 1978, a year before Margaret Thatcher was elected prime minister, BirminghamLive reports.

It was renowned for its favorite council and was renowned for its low taxes. London Mayor Sadiq Khan celebrated Labor’s historic victory at Wandsworth.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted a video of Labor activists and councilors celebrating in Wandsworth. Mr. Khan can be heard saying, “Three words. Wandsworth, Labour, win,” to the applause of Labor supporters around him.

Mr Khan also tweeted: ‘A historic and joyous night for Labor as Wandsworth Council turns red for the first time in 44 years.

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After winning Westminster, Westminster’s Labor leader thanked locals for ‘trusting’ the party after it took control of the region for the first time.

Westbourne councilor Adam Hug tweeted: ‘The people of Westminster have trusted Labor to lead the council. It is an honor and a privilege.

“We will work every day to build a fairer Westminster.”

Barnet’s new Labor leader Barry Rawlings said: ‘We had a very good team, very good messaging, we went out and did the work, walked the streets and knocked on doors, so a lot of it is a success local but I won’t lie the national situation makes a difference.

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