Forest of Dean

  • Council Control: Ind Alliance/Green/Ind Lab
  • Conservatives 8
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • Green 6
  • Other 17
  • Vacant 2

Independent Alliance 9, Independent 5, Independent Labour 1, ungrouped Independent 1, non-aligned 1. West Gloucestershire; historic mining area, with the towns of Cinderford and Coleford. Birthplace of playwright Dennis Potter.

Berry Hill ward and Cinderford East have vacant seats (held by Independent Alliance and Labour respectively). Brian Robinson (Longhope and Huntley) moved from Conservative to non-aligned in February 2021. Bernie O'Neill (Ruspidge) moved from Labour to Independent Labour in 2020.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
High Street, Coleford GL16 8HG

Phone
01594 810000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1869.96

Upper tier authority
Gloucestershire