Independent 2. Steel manufacturing city of south Yorkshire, on the edge of the Pennines. David Blunkett led a noted left-wing Labour administration from 1980 to 1987.
A referendum in May 2020 will decide whether the council adopts the committee system of governance. Neale Gibson (Walkley) has the Labour whip suspended until January 2020. Jack Clarkson (Stocksbridge and Upper Don) moved from UK Independence Party to Independent in July 2019.
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