South Tyneside Independent Alliance 3, Independent 1, Independent Conservative 1. The southern banks of the River Tyne, including the towns of South Shields and Jarrow (still famous for the hunger march of the 1930s).
Horsley Hill and Monkton wards have double vacancy elections on 6 May (all held by Labour). Fellgate and Hedworth has a vacant seat (held by Labour). Angela Hamilton (Beacon and Bents) returned to the Labour whip in 2021.
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