Weymouth & Portland Borough Council

Weymouth and Portland has 36 councillors who are elected by the public. They represent 15 different wards of Weymouth and Portland.

Councillors

The Leader of Council is Cllr Jeff Cant
The Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Borough is Cllr Gill Taylor
The Deputy Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Borough is Cllr Alison Reed

Interactive map of ward boundaries and Borough Councillors

Further information including the political composition of the council is at the end the page.

Political composition

The council is elected by thirds. The political composition of the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is:
· 17 Conservative
· 11 Labour (for the purposes of the allocation of committee seats, Labour and Co-operative councillors are included within the Labour Group)
· 4 Liberal Democrat
· 2 Independent
· 1 Green (for the purposes of the allocation of committee seats Cllr J Orrell is a member of the Independent Group with Cllr M Leicester (Independent))
· 1 vacancy (Radipole ward)

The council has no overall controlling political party.

Further information

Information about member allowances
How to become a borough councillor in Weymouth and Portland