Forest of Dean

  • Council Control: Prog Ind/Green
  • Conservatives 7
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • Green 7
  • Other 19

Progressive Independents 7, Independent 5, Independent Alliance 5, Independent Group 2. West Gloucestershire; historic mining area, with the towns of Cinderford and Coleford. Birthplace of playwright Dennis Potter.

Roger Yeates (Dymock) moved from Conservative to found the Independent Group in February 2022, together with Brian Robinson (Longhope and Huntley). The Progressive Independents were formed in January 2022; Lynn Sterry (Cinderford West) moved from Labour to join them but returned to Labour in May 2022.

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)
£2016.42

Upper tier authority
Gloucestershire