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Following a steep rise in cases across the region, the whole of the North East has been named as an area that will receive additional support. You can read the latest statement from LA7 leaders. There are no additional restrictions on the area or residents but with cases of Covid higher than ever before everyone is asked to continue to act carefully and responsibly. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. See Covid-19 advice and information for advice on how to stay safe. Thank you for playing your part in helping to keep the North East open and protect others.

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:

  • 50 Labour councillors
  • 17 Liberal Democrat councillors
  • 21 Independent councillors
  • 24 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

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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