Basildon

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 25
  • Labour 11
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 6

Independent Group 4, Wickford Independents 2. South Essex new town, also including the older town of Billericay. Manufacturing industries and distribution centres. Has an iconic status arising from the marginality of the constituency in the 1980s.

The Conservatives gained Pitsea North West from Labour at a byelection on 29 July. Kevin Blake (Burstead) and Peter Holliman (Wickford North) moved from 'Absolute Independent' to Conservative in June 2021.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
District

Address
St Martin's Square, Basildon SS14 1DL

Phone
01268 533333

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1910.08

Upper tier authority
Essex