Cannock Chase Council

A third of the seats in Cannock Chase were up for election this year. Find out more about these elections.

Election 2018 Results

LAB HOLD
Party Elected in 2018 Total councillors Change

PartyLabour

Elected in 2018 6 Total councillors 21 ChangeNo results

PartyConservative

Elected in 2018 5 Total councillors 15 Change+4

PartyGreen

Elected in 2018 1 Total councillors 3 Change+1

PartyLiberal Democrat

Elected in 2018 1 Total councillors 1 ChangeNo results

PartyIndependent

Elected in 2018 0 Total councillors 1 Change-1

PartyUKIP

Elected in 2018 0 Total councillors 0 Change-4
Councillors change compared with 2014

Most recent

Call to ban 'cruel and outdated' goldfish 'prizes'

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Kerry Ashdown

A council's being urged to ban goldfish being handed out as fairground prizes on land it owns.

Goldfish in a bag
PA

Cannock Chase councillor Claire Wilkinson pushed for the move at the latest full council meeting, describing it as a "cruel and outdated practice".

In England, it is only an offence to give away an animal as a prize if the recipient is under 16 and not accompanied by an adult.

The council says the proposal's now on the agenda for their next cabinet meeting on 23 August.

Elections 2018: The island of red in Staffordshire

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Kerry Ashdown

With the way results have gone in the local election, Cannock Chase remains an island of red surrounded by blue authorities in Staffordshire.

Counting in Cannock
BBC

Labour kept control of the district council which had 13 out of 41 seats up for election this time around.

However the Conservatives walked away with two more seats and the Green Party added a third councillor.