Dudley

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
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

Council background

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

Latest updates Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

02.03.2015

21:00

Bosses jailed after roof paint con

Two bosses of a firm are jailed after conning people into buying fake thermal roof paint in an "£8m racket".

26.02.2015

16:36

Council's cuts plan exceeds savings

A move to save £1m at Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council has cost £1.3m so far to implement, it is revealed.

01.12.2014

20:33

Judge bans car cruising events

A judge has banned car cruising events across the Black Country.

21.11.2014

14:54

Dudley Council leader to step down

Dave Sparks is to step down as leader of Dudley Council to focus on his role with the Local Government Association.

06.11.2014

13:59

Council chief collapses mid-answer

Local Government Association (LGA) chairman Dave Sparks collapses while answering a question at a parliamentary committee.

22.10.2014

22:33

300 jobs at risk over council cuts

More than 300 jobs could be cut at Dudley Council as it tries to save £57m over the next three years, the authority warns.

17.07.2014

19:14

Former 'worst school ever' rated good

A school an Ofsted inspector once dubbed "the worst she had seen" is now rated good.

23.05.2014

18:29

Labour holds West Midlands councils

Labour retains its hold on councils in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Dudley but falls short of a majority in Walsall.
10:15

Solihull counting starts

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The local election count has begun in Solihull. The results from both there and Wolverhampton are expected this afternoon.

council election counting

So far in the West Midlands, Labour remain in charge of Birmingham, Sandwell, Cannock Chase and Dudley. In Tamworth - the Conservatives retain control.

08:10

Labour keeps control

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Labour has kept hold of three of its councils in the West Midlands.

In Birmingham, the party held 21 seats and gained one to achieve the 61 seats it needed to retain overall control of the city council.

The party held both Dudley and Sandwell councils but failed to win an overall majority in Walsall by one seat.

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