Mendip

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 31
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 10
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 6

Green Party 3, Independents 3. Eastern Somerset district which includes Frome (former mining area) and Shepton Mallet. Also includes small cathedral city of Wells, Glastonbury (famous for the abbey and the festival), and the Somerset levels, hit by 2014 flooding.

The Liberal Democrats regained Wells St Thomas' at a byelection on 25 October. Helen Sprawson-White (Frome Oakfield) moved from Liberal Democrat to Independent in June 2018.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5BT

Phone
01749 343399

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1716.81

Upper tier authority
Somerset