Swindon

CON Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Conservative Seats 30 Seats +/- +1
Labour Seats 23 Seats +/- -1
Liberal Democrat Seats 4 Seats +/- 0

Council background

Type
Unitary Authority
Seats up
20 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Swindon Borough Council

30.05.2016

00:19

Panels built at community solar farm

Panels are installed at the UK's first solar farm to be funded jointly by a borough council and investment bonds sold by the council to local people.

06.05.2016

04:01

Labour chief reflects on defeat

Ex-council deputy leader Brian Mattock reflects on his defeat to Labour's Jane Milner-Barry.
03:15

Labour gains as Tories hold Swindon

Labour gains two seats in Swindon but the Conservatives hold on to control of the borough council.

05.05.2016

07:07

Polling stations open across Wiltshire

Voting takes place in council and police commissioner elections across Wiltshire.

17.03.2016

17:12

Funds bid to create new cycling network

Plans to create a new cycle network in Swindon in a bid to make cycling a "normal everyday activity", are approved by the borough council.

15.03.2016

12:57

'Monster tower block' plan shelved

Plans for a 13-storey building on a hill top in Swindon are shelved after more than 2,000 people sign a petition against it.

02.12.2015

11:55

Swindon children centres set to close

Conservative-led Swindon Borough Council plans to close all of its five remaining children centres to save £20m.

11.11.2015

19:22

Doubts over new college's viability

Labour councillors in Swindon reveal pupil rolls at a flagship University Technical College in Swindon were at 28% in its first year.

16.09.2015

14:38

Children's centre closures proposed

Wiltshire Council proposes closing 15 of its 30 children's centres next summer, in a bid to save £400,000 a year.

17.08.2015

11:47

Recycling plant expansion criticised

Plans to expand Swindon's recycling centre are criticised, with calls for a second facility to be built.
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