Dorset

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 120
  • Labour 11
  • Liberal Democrats 31
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 10

Independent 8, Green Party 2. South coast county, including the Jurassic coast, Purbeck peninsula, Portland Bill. A unitary council since 2019.

Currently a shadow authority after a merger between district and county councils on 1 April 2019. Mike Gould (Gillingham Town) moved from Conservative to Liberal Democrat in February 2019. John Stayt (Riversdale and Portman) and Jackie Stayt (Blandford Old Town) moved from Conservative to Independent in 2019.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ

Phone
01305 251000

Website
https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£2037.59