Conservatives retained a majority at the South Staffordshire local district elections – winning 29 out of a total 42 seats.
The election count, held at Perton Civic Centre today (May 5), saw the Conservatives establish a total of 62 per cent majority.
Following a Boundary Commission review, there were 42 seats up for election – down seven from the previous 49.
This year’s election saw the Liberal Democrats gain four new seats – three in the Kinver and Enville ward and one at Penkridge North and Acton Trussell.
Meanwhile, the Independents won a total of five seats, while Labour and the Green Party were elected to two each.
UKIP failed to be elected in any ward – meaning their previous position of one seat was lost.
A total of 25,315 valid votes were received in this year’s district elections, with a turnout of 29.6%.
For a full breakdown of the district council election results, see: District election 2023: Results | South Staffordshire District Council (sstaffs.gov.uk)