Over the festive period, some councillors will be making changes to their regular ward surgery schedules.
Full details of changes and cancellations can be found on the PDF attached to this page.
There are 60 councillors for 20 wards. Three councillors represent each ward with one seat (one third of the council) elected each year.
There are no council elections in 2017.
Labour: 51 Councillors
Conservative: 7 Councillors
Liberal Democrat: 2 Councillors
Majority group: Labour
Elected Mayor: Labour
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