Labour retains control of Worthing Borough Council

Released: Friday, 05 May 2023

Labour today retained control of Worthing Borough Council after the local elections.

Of the 12 seats available, Labour took 9, the Conservatives took 2 and the Greens took 1.

The Council is now made up of 24 Labour members, 11 Conservatives, 1 Liberal Democrat and 1 Green.

Prior to the election, the Council was represented by 22 Labour, 13 Conservative and 1 Liberal Democrat councillor. There was one vacant seat, after the resignation because of ill-health of Cllr Jim Deen in March.

A total of 50 candidates stood for election. Turnout ranged from 30.85% in Castle Ward to 46.27% in Goring Ward.

See also: View the election results in full.

Polling station, election day (Pixabay - 2643466)

(PR23-055)

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