Sunderland

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 18
  • Labour 41
  • Liberal Democrats 14
  • Green 0
  • Other 1
  • Vacant 1

Independent 1. Wearside city (created 1992), with inhabitants known as 'Mackems' deriving from the shipbuilding industry. Also includes Houghton-le-Spring and Washington new town.

The election in Copt Hill ward has been postponed from 5 May to 16 June following the death of a candidate. Labour gained Redhill from an Independent (elected for the UK Independence Party) at a byelection on 3 March.

Next local elections
2023

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)
£1831.59

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