Hartlepool

  • Council Control: Ind Union/Con/Socialist Lab/Putting Seaton First/Ind
  • Conservatives 3
  • Labour 10
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 19
  • Vacant 1

Independent Union 6, Socialist Labour Party 4, Putting Seaton First 3, Independent 3, Brexit Party 1, For Britain 1, Veterans and Peoples Party 1. Port and manufacturing town, originally in Durham and then in the former county of Cleveland. Famous as the town which hanged a monkey mistaken for a foreign sailor; the monkey mascot of Hartlepool FC was elected as Mayor in 2002.

Manor House has a vacant seat (held by a Brexit Party councillor elected for the UK Independence Party). The Independent Union, UK Independence Party and Veterans and Peoples Party councillors joined the Brexit Party in September 2019, but all but one left in February 2020.

Next local elections
2020

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Victoria Road, Hartlepool TS24 8AY

Phone
01429 266522

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£2014.58