Bolton

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 16
  • Labour 18
  • Liberal Democrats 7
  • Green 0
  • Other 17
  • Vacant 2

Independent 8, Farnworth and Kearsley First 4, UK Independence Party 2, Horwich and Blackrod First 2, non-aligned 1. A large district in Greater Manchester, north-west of Manchester itself; includes Farnworth, Westhoughton and Horwich.

Astley Bridge, and Westhoughton North and Chew Moor, have vacant seats (both held by the Conservatives). Beverley Fletcher (Breightmet) and Diane Parkinson (Hulton) moved from Conservative to Independent, while Anna-Marie Watters (Westhoughton South) moved from Independent to Conservative, in January 2021. Bob Allen (Heaton and Lostock) is suspended from the Conservative group.

Next local elections
2021

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
Metrop

Address
Victoria Square, Bolton BL1 1RU

Phone
01204 333333

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1820.96