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.
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