Dorset

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 43
  • Labour 1
  • Liberal Democrats 28
  • Green 5
  • Other 5

Alliance for Local Living 4, Independent 1. South coast county, including the Jurassic coast, Purbeck peninsula, Portland Bill. A unitary council since 2019.

Kate Wheller (Rodwell and Wyke) moved from Alliance for Local Living to Independent in May 2022. The Green Party gained Lyme and Charmouth from the Conservatives on 7 April.

Next local elections
2024

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ

Phone
01305 251000

Website
https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£2290.2