Västra Götaland Regional Council
The Västra Götaland Regional Council, or Västra Götalandsregionen, is the devolved County Council of Västra Götaland County in Sweden. It was created in 1999 by the merger of the county councils of Gothenburg and Bohus, Älvsborg, and Skaraborg Counties coupled with the devolution of power from the County Administrative Boards of the same counties, that also merged. Its main responsibilities are for the public healthcare system and public transport.
The Regional Parliament is located in Vänersborg. Election results 2006:
|Socialdemokratiska arbetarpartiet||52 (-3)|
|Moderate Party||36 (+12)|
|Liberal People's Party||14 (-6)|
|Sjukvårdspartiet - Västra Götaland||6 (no change)|
- Västra Götaland Regional Council - Official site