Independent 1, non-party 1. Town at the northern edge of the West Midlands, which is based on manufacturing. The residential areas of Aldridge, Darlaston and Willenhall are also included. Dave Church led a radical Labour group in the 1990s which fell foul of the national party.
Pleck ward has a vacant seat (held by Labour). Doug James (Darlaston South) moved from Labour to Independent in July 2021.
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