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.

Next local elections
2027

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Room 51, County Hall, Chester CH1 1SF

Phone
01606 867709

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£2277.08