Powys

  • Council Control: Ind/Con
  • Conservatives 15
  • Labour 8
  • Liberal Democrats 14
  • Green 1
  • Plaid 2
  • Other 33

Independent Group 23, Action for Powys 7, New Powys 2, Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party 1. Large rural area containing most of mid-Wales. Farming is the largest local industry; tourism is important (Brecon Beacons national park). Hay-on-Wye was converted to a book town by Richard Booth in the 1970s.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Wales

Address
County Hall, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5LG

Phone
01597 826000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1746.56