Durham

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 10
  • Labour 73
  • Liberal Democrats 14
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 27
  • Vacant 2

Independent Group 12, Durham Independent Group 7, Spennymoor Independents 4, North East Party 3, non-aligned 1. Unitary council covering most of the historic north-eastern county; formerly dominated by mining and still an important manufacturing centre.

There are byelections in Shildon and Dene Valley (held by Labour) and Spennymoor (held by an Independent) on 2 May. The Liberal Democrats held Esh and Witton Gilbert division on 21 March. Labour held Wingate on 14 March.

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