South Somerset

  • Council Control: LD
  • Conservatives 13
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 39
  • Green 1
  • Other 6
  • Vacant 1

Independent 6. Was originally known as Yeovil district, and includes Chard, Crewkerne, Ilminster and Wincanton. Includes AgustaWestland Helicopters and the Royal Naval Air Station at Yeovilton.

Neroche has a byelection on 3 March (held by the Conservatives). Crispin Raikes (South Petherton) moved from Liberal Democrat to Independent in December 2021. The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary Somerset council.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Brympton Way, Yeovil BA20 2HT

Phone
01935 462462

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1962

Upper tier authority
Somerset

Neighbouring Councils