Rotherham

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 50 Seats +/- -8
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 10 Seats +/- +10
Conservative Seats 2 Seats +/- -2
Independent Seats 1 Seats +/- 0

Council background

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

Latest updates Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

26.01.2017

14:38

New meter system 'forces fuel poverty'

Residents in a part of Rotherham say they are being "forced into fuel poverty" after new prepaid meters are installed.

01.12.2016

20:36

Sex assault councillor to resign

A Rotherham councillor who was convicted of sexually assaulting a colleague says he will resign.

30.11.2016

11:59

New reservoir planned for castle site

Plans for a new reservoir in the grounds of an eighteenth-century castle in Rotherham shock residents.

23.11.2016

11:10

Councillor guilty of sex assault

A Labour councillor in Rotherham been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at a council event.

16.11.2016

13:26

Claims ex-PCC lied to MPs over abuse

Claims ex-police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright lied to MPs in parliament over the Rotherham child abuse scandal are to be referred to police.

20.10.2016

14:25

Council set to regain control of taxis

Plans to return taxi licensing powers to Rotherham Council are announced 20 months after it was stripped of the responsibility following the child abuse scandal.
11:12

More than 5,000 council homes 'at risk'

More than 5,000 council homes could be lost in Rotherham over the next 30 years, councillors say.

21.09.2016

19:24

Obesity clinic fears closure in cuts

A clinic tackling obesity in Rotherham claims it may be forced to close because of cuts in funding.

12.09.2016

13:38

Two children's homes approved for closure

Two out of Rotherham's three children's homes are to close, it is confirmed.

02.09.2016

13:36

Rotherham abuse whistleblower investigated

An investigation is held into complaints against a woman who first exposed Rotherham's child sexual abuse scandal.
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