Dorset

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 32
  • Labour 1
  • Liberal Democrats 10
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 2
  • Vacant 1

Green Party 2. South coast county, including the Jurassic coast, Purbeck peninsula, Portland Bill and the retirement town of Christchurch. Works unusually closely with its district councils.

The council is due to be abolished as of 1 April 2019 to instate unitary local government in Dorset. Ferndown has a byelection on 25 October (held by the Conservatives).

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
County

Address
Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ

Phone
01305 251000

Website
http://www.dorsetforyou.com/