Cheshire West and Chester

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 23
  • Labour 37
  • Liberal Democrats 1
  • Green 2
  • Other 7

Non-aligned Independent 4, Independent 2, Party of Women 1. Cheshire's county town, also including Ellesmere Port and most of the Cheshire Plain. Controversially created as a unitary council in 2009; one of the main councils featured on BBC's 'The Planners'.

Labour held Wolverham at a byelection on 2 May. Mandy Clare (Winsford Dene) moved from ‘Winsford Salt of the Earth’ to Party of Women in March 2024. Martin Beveridge (Winsford Gravel) is an Independent councillor who is a member of Winsford Salt of the Earth.

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Room 51, County Hall, Chester CH1 1SF

01606 867709


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