Durham

  • Council Control: LD/Con/Durham Group/North East Party
  • Conservatives 23
  • Labour 55
  • Liberal Democrats 17
  • Green 1
  • Other 30

Durham Group 15 (group including Green Party, 9 Independents, 4 Derwentside Independents, 2 North East Party); Independent group 9, Spennymoor and Tudhoe Independent 3, North East Party 2, non-aligned Independent 1. Unitary council covering most of the historic north-eastern county; formerly dominated by mining and still an important manufacturing centre.

Labour gained West Auckland from the Conservatives on 14 April, and Ferryhill from an Independent on 24 February.

Next local elections
2025

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL

Phone
0191 3833000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£2203.42

Upper tier authority
Durham