Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

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Coordinates: 51°48′07″N 0°12′32″W / 51.802°N 0.209°W / 51.802; -0.209

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council offices in May 2017

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is the local authority for the Welwyn Hatfield non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Welwyn Hatfield is located in the centre of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Welwyn Garden City, the largest settlement in the district.

The Council consists of 48 elected members, representing seventeen electoral wards. 14 of the wards elect three councillors each. Three elect only two.

After the Welwyn Hatfield Council election, 2012 the Council is controlled by the Conservatives, who hold 34, or 70.83%, of the 48 seats. Labour hold eleven seats, the Liberal Democrats hold three seats and an Independent holds one.


Party Councillors Change
(on 2008)
Conservative 34 -6
Labour 11 +6
Liberal Democrat 2 -1
Independent 1 +1
Total 48 -
Source: BBC News


Welwyn Hatfield consists of seventeen wards. Wards electing two members are denoted with an obelisk (†).

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