District Councils

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The 4 districts within Somerset County Council (plus the 2 unitaries that are part of ‘historic’ Somerset)

There are 4 District Councils in Somerset. Labour controls none of them but is the main opposition in the Sedgemoor District.

Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor is Conservative controlled. Sedgemoor Labour Group,the main opposition, has its power base  in Bridgwater, where the party also control the Town Council with 11-5 majority over the Tories.

  • 29 Conservatives
  • 11 Labour
  • 7 Lib Dem
  • 1 Ind

Somerset West and Taunton

2 councils combined and the first elections in 2019 saw a Lib Dem gain

  • 30 Lib Dem
  • 10 Con
  • 3 Labour
  • 2 Greens

Mendip

Mendip is a hung council but the leading party is the Lib Dems. Labour has no seats

  • 22 Lib Dem
  • 10 Con
  • 10 Green
  • 5 Independent

South Somerset

South Somerset is run by the Lib Dems

  • 41 Lib Dem
  • 15 Conservative
  • 4 Independent