Non-aligned 3. Black country borough, based on West Bromwich, Smethwick, Oldbury, Wednesbury and Tipton. Strongly manufacturing-based.
In November 2023, Kacey Akpoteni (Hateley Heath) moved from Labour, and Jay Anandou (Old Warley) moved from Conservative, both to non-aligned. Laured Kalari (Rowley) moved from Conservative to Independent in October 2023. Commissioners have taken over some governance of the council until March 2024.
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