Powys

  • Council Control: LD/Lab
  • Conservatives 14
  • Labour 9
  • Liberal Democrats 22
  • Green 1
  • Plaid 3
  • Other 18
  • Vacant 1

Powys Independents 15, Non-affiliated 3. 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.

Rhiwcynon has a byelection on 4 June (held by an Independent).

Next local elections
2027

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)
£2053.83