Powys

  • Council Control: Ind/Con
  • Conservatives 20
  • Labour 7
  • Liberal Democrats 13
  • UKIP 0
  • Plaid 2
  • Other 31

Independent Group 30, Green Party 1. Large rural area containing most of mid-Wales. Farming is the largest local industry; tourism is important (Brecon Beacons national park). Hay-on-Wye was converted to a book town by Richard Booth in the 1970s.

The Conservatives won Yscir division on 22 June after no candidates were nominated in May.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Wales

Address
County Hall, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5LG

Phone
01597 826000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1396.58

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