Wakefield

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 13
  • Labour 45
  • Liberal Democrats 3
  • Green 0
  • Other 2

Independent 2. Yorkshire cathedral city in the middle of an industrial, ex-mining area. The 'Rhubarb Triangle' is in the area, as are the power station of Ferrybridge and Kellingly colliery.

Paul Stockhill (Crofton, Ryhill and Walton) moved from Conservative to Independent in April 2022; Akef Akbar (Wakefield East) did so in March 2022.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
Metrop

Address
Wood Street, Wakefield WF1 2HQ

Phone
01924 306090

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1882.64