Rotherham Democratic Party 3, Independent 1. South Yorkshire industrial town based on the iron and steel industry but now attracting high technology manufacturing. Includes the Dearne Valley and some ex-mining areas. The council's failures to protect children from sexual exploitation led to it being taken over by Commissioners in 2014.
There are vacancies in Anston and Woodsetts, and Aughton and Swallownest wards (both held by the Conservatives).
Next local elections