• Council Control: GP/Eco-Socialist Ind
  • Conservatives 11
  • Labour 14
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • Green 10
  • Other 19
  • Vacant 4

Morecambe Bay Independents 9, Independent 5, Eco-Socialist Independents 4, Independent Independent 1. Lancaster is a university city, while the district also includes Morecambe Bay and the ferry port of Heysham.

University and Scotforth Rural has a byelection on 11 November (held by an Eco-Socialist Independent elected for Labour), and Carnforth and Millhead has a byelection on 25 November (held by Labour). There are vacant seats in Bare ward and Upper Lune Valley ward (both held by the Conservatives). Jake Goodwin (Westgate) left the Independent group in 2021. A Green Party led administration took over in May 2021. At a byelection on 6 May, the Conservatives gained Kellet from the Liberal Democrats.

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Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ

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