Somerset

  • Council Control: LD
  • Conservatives 33
  • Labour 5
  • Liberal Democrats 61
  • Green 5
  • Other 6

Independent 4, Reform UK 1, ungrouped 1. South-western county running from the Mendip Hills to Exmoor, and from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare.

Marcus Barr (Wellington) moved from Conservative to ungrouped in May 2024. The Liberal Democrats held Mendip South at a byelection on 2 May. Hazel Prior-Sankey (Taunton South) moved from Liberal Democrat to Independent in April 2024. Steve Ashton (Crewkerne) moved from Conservative to Reform UK in March 2024.

Next local elections
2027

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
County Hall, Taunton TA1 4DY

Phone
01823 355455

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£2267.02