What council in “no overall control” REALLY means

The full article has a very useful table at the end and includes a note that East Devon Alliance wants to change to a committee system.

“With the two main parties losing hundreds of council seats, and the Lib Dems, Greens and Independents gaining across England in May’s local elections, the number of councils where no single party had a majority increased in 2019. In the first of two articles, Chris Game details how this has shaped governing outcomes for English councils ­– and demonstrates why reporting political coalitions in local government matters. …”

England’s local elections 2019: council outcomes from ‘no overall control’ results