The Liberal Democrats were tonight on the verge of controlling Derby City Council after the Tories said no to any power-sharing agreement.
The decision was made at a group meeting of the Conservatives in the city.
The only way Labour could have held on to control of the city was if the Conservatives had agreed to work with them in exchange for seats on the cabinet as they have for the past two years.
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Lib Dems look set to run Derby
The Derby Evening Telegraph reports: