Sandwell

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 70 Seats +/- +2
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 1 Seats +/- +1
Conservative Seats 1 Seats +/- -2
Liberal Democrat Seats 0 Seats +/- -1

Council background

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

Latest updates Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

19.01.2015

18:35

Massage parlour ordered to close

A private massage parlour on the site of a former brothel is ordered to close for breaching planning rules.

12.01.2015

17:55

'Devo Midlands' hitting 'a log jam'

How devolution in the West Midlands could turn into a story of "log jams" and "lost cities".

13.12.2014

10:48

Senior officers to leave council

Two senior officers will leave Sandwell Council under a management restructure to save £130,000 a year.

01.12.2014

20:33

Judge bans car cruising events

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

13.10.2014

19:54

Memorials targeted in 'vile' attack

About 70 memorials in a garden of remembrance at a Sandwell cemetery are attacked with their "precious contents" left strewn on the ground, a council says.

10.10.2014

15:33

Sale to councillor's son questioned

A councillor stands down from a committee and an audit begins after allegations relating to Sandwell Council's sale of an office to his son.

30.09.2014

16:33

Councillor 'sorry' over taxi contract

A deputy council leader says he "made a mistake on a form" when he did not state his family's stake in a taxi firm before it won work from the authority.

25.07.2014

17:42

Town to change name for medal winner

Oldbury will be unofficially renamed Goldbury in honour of the town's gold medal winner Jodie Stimpson.

02.07.2014

12:01

Arsonists set fire to leisure centre

Suspected arsonists struck at a former leisure centre where work had begun on its £7m replacement.

12.06.2014

18:34

The Public redundancy bill was £340K

Payouts for 57 former workers at The Public cost £340,601.
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