Durham

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 10
  • Labour 73
  • Liberal Democrats 15
  • Green 0
  • Other 28

Independent Group 12, Durham Independent Group 7, Spennymoor Independents 4, North East Party 3, non-aligned 2. Unitary council covering most of the historic north-eastern county; formerly dominated by mining and still an important manufacturing centre.

At byelections on 2 May, the Liberal Democrats gained Shildon and Dene Valley from Labour, and an Independent held Spennymoor.

Next local elections
2021

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL

Phone
0191 3833000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1993.48

Upper tier authority
Durham