Forest of Dean

  • Council Control: Forest First/UKIP/Ind/Green
  • Conservatives 19
  • Labour 9
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • UKIP 3
  • Other 16
  • Vacant 1

Forest First 5, Independent 4, Independent non-aligned 3, Green Party 2, Independent no group 1, Conservative no group 1. West Gloucestershire; historic mining area, with the towns of Cinderford and Coleford. Birthplace of playwright Dennis Potter.

Coleford East has a vacant seat (held by the UK Independence Party). Jim Simpson (Alvington, Aylburton and West Lydney) moved from UK Independence Party to Conservative in December 2018. Helen Molyneux (Tidenham) moved from Conservative to Independent in November 2018. Maria Edwards (Tidenham) moved from Conservative to Forest First in October 2018.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
High Street, Coleford GL16 8HG

Phone
01594 810000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1708.37

Upper tier authority
Gloucestershire