Shock victory for Lib Dems in Rustington

Daniel Purchese (left) ousted longtime councillor Graham Tyler (right) in Rustington
Daniel Purchese (left) ousted longtime councillor Graham Tyler (right) in Rustington

In the midst of a nationwide Tory landslide, the Liberal Democrats pulled off a shock victory in Rustington.

Tory gains in Bognor Regis and Littlehampton were in keeping with the rest of the results for in the West Sussex County Council election, with huge gains made across the board.