|Labour||Seats 40||Seats +/- 0|
|Conservative||Seats 20||Seats +/- -7|
|United Kingdom Independence Party||Seats 9||Seats +/- +7|
|Independent||Seats 2||Seats +/- 0|
|Green Party||Seats 1||Seats +/- 0|
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Latest updates Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Inadequate children's social care services in Dudley improving, says Ofsted
Government inspectors say Dudley Council is making "positive progress" in children's social care, after being rated inadequate last year .
In a letter to the authority, the watchdog Ofsted says staff morale is good with reduced case loads allowing social workers more time to see children.
But they also say there is "much more to do" to ensure all children receive effective services.
Work to repair gas leak causing delays
Emergency works are being carried out on Dudley Road in Brierley Hill.
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council say it's due to a gas leak near the fire station.
They say they're not sure how long it will take and "significant delays" have already been reported.