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.
At byelections on 8 February, the Conservatives gained Tophill East from an Independent, and held Tophill West. Weymouth West has a vacant seat (held by a Green Party councillor elected as a Conservative). The council leader is a Conservative.
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