Forest of Dean

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 21
  • Labour 9
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • UKIP 5
  • Other 13

Forest of Dean Independent Labour 4, Independent 3, Independent non-aligned 3, Green Party 2, Independent aligned with the Green group 1. West Gloucestershire; historic mining area, with the towns of Cinderford and Coleford. Birthplace of playwright Dennis Potter.

Four councillors moved from Labour to Independent Labour in April 2017. The Green Party gained Lydbrook and Ruardean ward from the UK Independence Party at a byelection on 16 February.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
High Street, Coleford GL16 8HG

Phone
01594 810000

Website
http://www.fdean.gov.uk

Council Tax (Band D)
£1635.76

Upper tier authority
Gloucestershire

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