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Council's political make-up


Information on the political make-up of the council.

The current political make-up of the council is:

  • 72 Labour councillors*
  • 13 Liberal Democrat councillors
  • 11 Independent councillors*
  • 10 Conservative councillors
  • 7 Derwentside Independent councillors*
  • 4 Spennymoor Independent People Before Politics councillors*
  • 3 The North East Party councillors*
  • 2 other councillors*
  • 1 Labour and Co-operative councillor*
  • 3 vacancies

* organised into political groups on the council as follows:

  • Labour Group - 73 councillors
  • Durham Independent Group - 8 councillors
  • Durham County Council Independent Group - 12 councillors
  • Spennymoor Independent Group - 3 councillors
  • The North East Party Group - 3 councillors
  • Not aligned to any political group - 1 councillor

Group Leaders

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