South Derbyshire

  • Council Control: Min Lab
  • Conservatives 11
  • Labour 15
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 6
  • Vacant 4

Independent Group 5, non-aligned 1. Midlands small towns south of Derby: Swadlincote, Repton, Shadlow. Includes Toyota's European car factory and JCB's diesel engine factory.

On 6 May, Church Gresley and Seales ward have byelections for one seat, and Hilton ward has a byelection for two (all held by the Conservatives). A minority Labour administration took over when the Conservative leadership resigned in January 2021. Amy Wheelton (Seales) has had the Conservative whip suspended since December 2020. Six Conservative councillors resigned the whip to become Independents in December 2020; Dan Pegg (Linton) then joined Labour.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Civic Way, Swadlincote DE11 0AH

Phone
01283 221000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1898.29

Upper tier authority
Derbyshire