Darlington Independents 3, Independent 2. Historic railway and manufacturing town in county Durham. Increasingly developing as a high technology and service economy.
Sajna Ali (Northgate) called off a move from Labour to Conservative in July 2021. Lynn Paley (Harrowgate Hill) moved from Labour to Independent in June 2021. At a byelection on 6 May the Conservatives gained Red Hall and Lingfield from Labour.
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