Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council offices, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City

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.

Composition

PartyCouncillorsChange
(on 2016)
Conservative 23-3
Labour 13-1
Liberal Democrats 12+4
Total48-
Source: BBC News

Wards

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

Arms

Coat of arms of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Notes
Granted 11 February 1976 [1]
Crest
On a Wreath of the Colours within a Circlet of eight Roses Gules each charged with another Argent barbed and seeded proper a Garb Or between two Wings displayed Azure.
Escutcheon
Or a Fess wavy between in chief a Bar wavy Azure surmounted of two Willow Trees couped and in base an Oak Tree couped fructed proper.
Supporters
On either side a Hart Royal proper that on the dexter charged on the shoulder with two Pairs of Dividers in fess inverted and extended the interior points contiguous Argent and that on the sinister with a representation of a Roman Wine Jar Or within a Cage Sable.
Motto
By Wisdom And Design

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The 2003 Welwyn Hatfield District Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Welwyn Hatfield District Council in Hertfordshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

The 2004 Welwyn Hatfield District Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Welwyn Hatfield District Council in Hertfordshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

The 2006 Welwyn Hatfield District Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Welwyn Hatfield District Council in Hertfordshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

The 2007 Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council in Hertfordshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

References

  1. "WELWYN HATFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL (HERTS)". Robert Young. Retrieved 30 October 2019.