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Council's political make-up


Information on the political make-up of the council.

Following the elections held on 6 May 2021, the current political make-up of the council is:

  • 52 Labour councillors
  • 17 Liberal Democrat councillors
  • 20 Independent councillors
  • 23 Conservative councillors
  • 5 Derwentside Independent councillors
  • 4 The North East Party councillors
  • 3 Labour and Co-operative councillor
  • 1 Green Party councillor
  • 1 other councillor

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Committee Services
03000 269 714
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
0191 383 4206