Weymouth and Portland Borough Councillors
Weymouth and Portland has 36 councillors who are elected by the public. They represent 15 different wards of Weymouth and Portland.
Who is my councillor?
The political composition of the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is:
- 13 Conservative
- 12 Labour
- 7 Liberal Democrat
- 4 Independent councillors (1 standing alone*)
The council has no overall controlling political party
*For the purposes of the allocation of committee seats a group has been formed entitled 'Coalition of Liberal Democrats and Allies' which comprises 7 Liberal Democrat members and Cllr R Hope.
There are 15 wards across Weymouth and Portland. The interactive map of Borough Councillors (opens in a new window) can be used to find your local councillor and other council facilities and services.
The council is elected by thirds. The next borough council election is due to be held on 22 May 2014. See which 12 councillors and wards are up for re-election in 2014 (pdf, 33kb) (opens in a new window) and how to become a borough councillor in Weymouth and Portland
Each councillor is a member of Full Council and may also sit on Committees - Weymouth and Portland Borough Council.
The Chairman of the Management Committee is Cllr Michael Goodman
The Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Borough is Cllr Ray Banham
The Deputy Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Borough is Cllr Kate Wheller
- Current Weymouth and Portland borough councillors
All Weymouth and Portland borough councillors with details including ward and party.
Summary of briefholder responsibilities
- Contact a Weymouth and Portland borough councillor
- Councillor login
- Councillor complaints
Weymouth & Portland Borough Council has a duty under the Localism Act 2011 to promote and maintain high standards of conduct by its councillors and co-opted councillors. The council has a process for investigating complaints made about individual councillors under the Weymouth & Portland Borough Council's code of conduct.
- Become a councillor in Weymouth & Portland
Would you like to be a borough councillor? The next elections for Weymouth and Portland Borough Council take place in May 2014. You may have already decided to stand for election as a Weymouth & Portland borough councillor, or you may be giving it some thought and wondering what it would involve. The following pages give you information on how to become a local borough councillor.