Somerset West and Taunton

  • Council Control: LD/non-political
  • Conservatives 10
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 31
  • Green 2
  • Other 12
  • 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.

The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary Somerset council. Alcombe has a byelection on 10 February (held by an Independent). Marcus Kravis (Old Cleeve and District) moved from Independent to Liberal Democrat in December 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