Weymouth and Portland

  • Council Control: All Party
  • Conservatives 13
  • Labour 12
  • Liberal Democrats 5
  • UKIP 1
  • Other 4
  • Vacant 1

Green Party 2, Independents 2. 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 leader is a Conservative. Westham East ward has a byelection on 4 May (held by the Liberal Democrats). Claudia Moore (Weymouth West) moved from Conservative to Green Party in December 2016.

Next local elections
2018

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)
£1890.83

Upper tier authority
Dorset

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Developers

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