Somerset West and Taunton

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 49
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 19
  • UKIP 3
  • Other 7

Independents 6, Green Party 1. Somerset district, centred on the county town in the Quantock Hills. Includes Exmoor and the north Somerset coast; the town of Wellington, including the public school, is also in the district.

Taunton Deane and West Somerset districts merged in April 2019 and the current council is a shadow one. Pyrford and Rowbarton ward, and Rockwell ward, have vacant seats (both held by the Conservatives).

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton TA1 1HE

Phone
0300 304 8000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1741.11

Upper tier authority
Somerset