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Each of the 48 councillors is elected for a four year term. They decide how the District Council should carry out its many functions.

The Forest of Dean District Council has no overall control.  The current political balance of the council is:

  • 21 Conservatives
  • 9 Labour
  • 5 United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP)
  • 4 Forest of Dean Independent Labour Group
  • 3 Independent
  • 3 Independent non-aligned
  • 3 Green and non-aligned Independent¬†