Rotherham

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 0
  • Labour 48
  • Liberal Democrats 1
  • Green 0
  • Other 14

Brexit Party 11, Independent 3. 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.

Nigel Simpson (Brinsworth and Catcliffe) moved from Brexit Party to Independent in August 2019. All UK Independence Party councillors switched to the Brexit Party in July 2019. Peter Short (Sitwell) moved from UK Independence Party to Independent in June 2019.

Next local elections
2020

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Metrop

Address
Walker Place, Rotherham S65 1UF

Phone
01709 382121

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1831.85