Doncaster

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 48 Seats +/- -2
Conservative Seats 8 Seats +/- 0
Independent Seats 6 Seats +/- +2
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 1 Seats +/- +1
Liberal Democrat Seats 0 Seats +/- -1

Council background

Type
Metropolitan District Council
Seats up
21 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council

20.09.2016

17:01

Phase Two of £56m airport road approved

Plans for the second section of a £56m dual carriageway linking the M18 with Robin Hood Airport are approved.

20.04.2016

15:02

'Burlesque' barber shop beats age ban

A barber shop which was granted permission to serve alcohol and host burlesque nights overturns a ban on allowing children on the premises after agreeing to ban under-18s from adult areas.

18.03.2016

21:53

Devolution deal wins backing of councils

A devolution deal which would pave the way for a directly elected mayor in the Sheffield City Region wins the support of all nine councils affected.

11.02.2016

13:25

Burlesque and booze allowed at barbers

A barber's shop business is given permission to add a tattoo parlour, bar and put on special events, including burlesque.

14.12.2015

14:47

Worst children's services face takeover

Moves to make it easier to take over council children's services failing vulnerable youngsters in England are announced by the prime minister.

03.12.2015

19:17

Devolved mayoral veto 'unacceptable'

Plans to give South Yorkshire's elected mayor the power to veto unanimously-supported decisions are "unacceptable", a council leader says.

02.12.2015

16:09

Doncaster Mayor will run for second term

Kevin Larkin, Doncaster reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

The elected mayor of Doncaster has confirmed to BBC Radio Sheffield she will run for a second term.

Image copyright Doncaster Council

Speaking to Toby Foster about devolution, Labour's Ros Jones ruled out standing for the South Yorkshire-wide mayor's role, but confirmed she would stand again in Doncaster.

If Ms Jones is re-elected, she'll match the current record set by her Labour predecessor Martin Winter, who also won two terms of office.

01.09.2015

12:05

Private firm takes over care homes

Seven council-run care homes earmarked for closure to save £1.9m have been taken over by a private company.

01.07.2015

09:33

School service 'not improved enough'

Support for raising standards in Doncaster's schools has not improved enough, inspectors warn.

08.05.2015

21:07

Yorkshire local election results

Labour and Conservative both gain councils from no overall control by one seat each.
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