Working at the election

On Thursday 4 May 2023, the city voted for councillors to represent them on the City Council. 18 out of the 54 seats on the City Council were up for election. 


Summary of the Council
Party Number of seats before 4 May 2023 election Number of seats after 4 May 2023 election
Labour 38 37
Conservative 15 15
Green Party 1 2
Independent 0 0
Total 54 54


If you have a comment or complaint about the City Council's running of the elections, you should refer them to the Council's online complaints form.

If you have a complaint or issue about a candidate, agent or campaigner and you think that electoral malpractice has taken place, you should report this online.

Electoral Services

Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (excluding bank holidays)

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street

Telephone: 024 7683 3034