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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 2012 Welwyn Hatfield Council election 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 2016)
Conservative 26 -2
Labour 15 -1
Liberal Democrat 8 +3
Total 48 -
Source: BBC News


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