• Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 19
  • Labour 8
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 4

Selby Independents 3, Yorkshire Party 1 (sit in the same group). South of York and east of Leeds, including the ancient kingdom of Elmet. The brewing town of Tadcaster is in the north, while Drax power station is in the southern part of the district.

The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary North Yorkshire council. The Conservatives gained Camblesforth and Carlton from the Yorkshire Party at a byelection on 6 May. Mike Jordan (Camblesforth and Carlton) and Ellie Jordan (Byram and Brotherton) moved from Yorkshire Party to Conservative in April 2021.

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Portholme Road, Selby Y08 4SB

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North Yorkshire