Independent 1, Reform UK 1. Wearside city (created 1992), with inhabitants known as 'Mackems' deriving from the shipbuilding industry. Also includes Houghton-le-Spring and Washington new town.
Allen Curtis (Doxford) and George Smith (Pallion) moved from Liberal Democrat to Labour in September 2023. Colin Nicholson (Pallion) moved from Liberal Democrat to Independent in August 2023.
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