North Dorset

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 26
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 4
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 3

Independent 3. Covers the Blackmore Vale and market towns of Shaftesbury, Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton in Hardy country.

Mike Gould (Gillingham Town) moved from Conservative to Liberal Democrat in February 2019. John Stayt (Riversdale and Portman) and Jackie Stayt (Blandford Old Town) moved from Conservative to Independent in 2019. The council is due to be abolished as of 1 April 2019 to instate unitary local government in Dorset.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Nordon, Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum DT11 7LL

Phone
01258 454111

Website
http://www.dorsetforyou.com/northdorset

Council Tax (Band D)
£1924.94

Upper tier authority
Dorset