Sunderland

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 19
  • Labour 41
  • Liberal Democrats 12
  • Green 0
  • Other 2
  • Vacant 1

Wearside Independents 2. Wearside city (created 1992), with inhabitants known as 'Mackems' deriving from the shipbuilding industry. Also includes Houghton-le-Spring and Washington new town.

Hetton has a byelection on 30 September (held by Labour). The UK Independence Party group disbanded in August 2021; Pam Mann (St Anne's) moved to the Conservatives while Steven Bewick (Ryhope) and Keith Jenkins (Redhill) formed the Wearside Independents.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
Metrop

Address
Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7DN

Phone
0191 553 1000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1773.71

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