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Generally, each of the 49 councillors is elected for a four-year term. They decide how the District Council should carry out its many functions.

The political balance of the Council following the May 2023 elections is:

  • Liberal Democrats 17
  • Conservative 16 
  • Labour/Labour & Co-operative* 11
  • Green Party 3
  • Independent/Non-aligned 2 

*The Labour and Labour and Co-operative Party councillors together form the Labour and Co-operative Party Group on the Council.

Councillors and their responsibilities

You can also find details of the Executive and their portfolio responsibilities here: Executive roles and responsibilities

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