Weymouth and Portland

  • Council Control: All Party
  • Conservatives 17
  • Labour 11
  • Liberal Democrats 4
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 3
  • Vacant 1

Green Party 1, Independent 1. Southern tip of Dorset (Portland Bill), with a very large harbour that hosted Olympic sailing. Weymouth is a coastal resort, while Portland has a naval base.

The council is due to be abolished as of 1 April 2019 to instate unitary local government in Dorset. Radipole ward has a vacant seat (held by the Liberal Democrats). The council leader is a Conservative.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
District

Address
North Quay, Weymouth DT4 8TA

Phone
01305 838000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1990.56

Upper tier authority
Dorset

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