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 council is due to be abolished as of 1 April 2019 to instate unitary local government in Dorset. The Conservatives gained Bridport North from the Liberal Democrats at a byelection on 22 February.

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)
£1925.53

Upper tier authority
Dorset