Portsmouth

LD Lose to NOC
Party Seats Change +/-
Liberal Democrat Seats 19 Seats +/- -5
Conservative Seats 12 Seats +/- 0
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 6 Seats +/- +6
Labour Seats 4 Seats +/- -1
Independent Seats 1 Seats +/- 0

Council background

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

Latest updates Portsmouth City Council

05.01.2017

14:52

Collapsed firm hits port's cruise trade

The collapse of All Leisure Holidays leaves Portsmouth International Port with a hole in its cruise business.
10:45

Review planned for hospital bus lane

A review of road signs is to be carried out after more than £210,000 in fines were issued to drivers caught in a bus lane near a Portsmouth hospital.

03.11.2016

08:53

Bus lane fine for taking wife to hospital

A man fined after inadvertently using a bus lane while driving his terminally-ill wife to hospital accuses the council of "underhand" behaviour.

25.10.2016

00:01

Island U-turn over devolution plan

Plans for a joint Solent authority which could secure £900m in government grants are agreed after a U-turn by Isle of Wight council bosses.

12.10.2016

13:44

Portsmouth agrees to launch Solent bid

Portsmouth City Council agrees to launch a bid to form a combined authority for the Solent area.

06.10.2016

12:21

Consultation backs elected mayor

A council-run consultation shows respondents supported an elected mayor for the Solent region.

22.09.2016

13:00

Low turnout for devolution consultation

Fewer than 6,000 people respond to consultations about devolution in Hampshire which cost more than £160,000.

27.07.2016

15:43

Rival devolution consultation launched

Hampshire County Council launches its own consultation about the future of local government in the county.

21.07.2016

17:12

New Solent authority agreed by councils

Three councils approve draft plans to create a combined authority for the Solent area.

15.06.2016

11:43

Councils in home school law change call

Councils call for a change in the law to force parents to declare when their children are being educated at home.
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