Blackpool

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 16
  • Labour 22
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 4

Blackpool Independents 2, Norbreck Independent 1, Independent non-aligned 1. Lancashire coastal resort famous as a party conference venue. The council had hoped to be the site of a 'supercasino' under a Blair government policy but lost the bid (the policy was later scrapped).

At byelections on 6 May, the Conservatives held Highfield and gained Norbreck from an Independent.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Corporation Street, Blackpool FY1 1NF

Phone
01253 477477

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1997.85

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