Torbay

  • Council Control: Con Mayor/Ind
  • Conservatives 21
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 8
  • UKIP 1
  • Other 7

Independent Group 4, Independent 3. Devon coastal resort towns (Torquay, Paignton and Brixham) known as the English Riviera. Brixham has a fishing industry, but tourism is the main employer.

The Mayor's cabinet are mostly Independent councillors. Mark King (Cockington and Chelston) moved from Independent to Liberal Democrat in May 2018. The council will return to a Leader and Cabinet system in 2019.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Castle Circus, Torquay TQ1 3DR

Phone
01803 201201

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1737.95

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