Labour celebrates election sweep of Tory flagship councils in London – video

The Labour party has taken control of several Conservative flagship councils in London, including Wandsworth for the first time since the 1970s and Westminster for the first time since its creation in 1964. The Conservatives have also conceded in previously Tory-dominated Barnet.

Local Tory leaders have called on Boris Johnson to consider his position after losing the London councils to Labour and council seats across the south to the Liberal Democrats, with several blaming Partygate and the cost of living crisis