Blackpool

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 16
  • Labour 21
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 5

Non-aligned Independents 3, Blackpool Independents 2. Lancashire coastal resort famous as a party conference venue. Tourism is a crucial part of the economy, but now keen to diversify.

Simon Blackburn (Brunswick) moved from Labour to non-aligned Independent in July 2021. At a byelection on 6 May, the Conservatives 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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