Somerset West and Taunton

  • Council Control: LD/non-political
  • Conservatives 10
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 29
  • Green 2
  • Other 14
  • Vacant 1

Independent 13, non-political 1. Somerset district, centred on the county town in the Quantock Hills. Includes Exmoor and the north Somerset coast; the town of Wellington, including the public school, is also in the district.

Wilton and Sherford has a byelection on 7 October (held by the Liberal Democrats). The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary Somerset council. Marcus Kravis (Old Cleeve and District) moved from Liberal Democrat to non-political in May 2021.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton TA1 1HE

Phone
0300 304 8000

Website
https://www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1899.71

Upper tier authority
Somerset