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: 53 Councillors
Conservative: 6 Councillors
Liberal Democrat: 1 Councillor
Majority group: Labour
Elected Mayor: Labour
Members enquiries and allowances
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