West Dorset

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 30
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 11
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 1

Independent 1. A large rural area, with some small resort and retirement towns (Lyme Regis) and market towns (Dorchester, Bridport).

The Conservatives gained Bridport North from the Liberal Democrats at a byelection on 22 February. At a byelection on 14 September, an Independent gained Lyme Regis and Charmouth ward from the Conservatives.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Stratton House, 58-60 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UZ

Phone
01305 251010

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1822.1

Upper tier authority
Dorset

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