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

24.03.2017

15:45

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.  

14.03.2017

18:43

Wedding company fraudster jailed

Trading standards investigators say some brides were forced to cancel their big day.

25.01.2017

10:39

Work to repair gas leak causing delays

BBC WM

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. 

06.05.2016

10:58

Labour loses seats but holds councils

Despite the loss of some seats, Labour holds on to most of its councils in an election that sees the make-up of England's councils largely unchanged.

05.05.2016

22:06

Polls close across West Midlands

Polling stations close across the West Midlands after council and police and crime commissioner (PCC) elections.
07:01

Polling stations open across West Midlands

Voters head to the ballot boxes as the polling stations open for local elections across the West Midlands.

05.04.2016

16:53

'Serious failures' in child services

"Serious and widespread failures" are identified in services for children and young people needing protection in Dudley.

16.03.2016

16:35

Britain's worst tourist attraction?

The Dudley Eye has been branded "the worst tourist attraction in the UK" by some national newspapers.
14:58

Council leader defends 'Dudley Eye'

Council leader Pete Lowe says criticism of the Dudley Eye big wheel is "absolute nonsense".

03.12.2015

21:45

Dudley Hippodrome to be demolished

Dudley Hippodrome is to be demolished and replaced with a public exhibitions and events open space.
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