Local Authority Political Analysis (LAPA)

LAPA provides live insights and a view and analysis of the political landscape across Local Government. Data is provided from our Local Government Research Team and updates are made continuously.

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Live Selectable Political Analysis

Individual Council Political Analysis. Filter by Council Control, Region or Party



Live Dynamic Political Analysis Control Panel

Live and Dynamic Graphical Analysis of Council Political Control and Number of Seats by Party, Region and Type.



District Level Political Map

Covers the UK mainland, showing a political colour coded map of council control at a district level.


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Live Selectable Political Analysis

Individual Council Political Analysis. Filter by Council Control, Region or Party. Click on the field headers, use the sliders and/or drop down options to sort the data as required.





Live Dynamic Political Analysis Control Panel

Live and Dynamic Graphical Analysis of Council Political Control and Number of Seats by Party, Region and Type. Use the drop downs to refine the data as required.





Map View of the Political landscape at a Local Government district level across the UK mainland.







Alluvial Diagram showing Council Control vs Number of Seats vs Council Type

6123199015801236122111981133112493073260852345331526321312511475757456545443280 0Conservative Council 9,619Conservative CouncilIndependent Council 149Independent CouncilLabour Council 5,995Labour CouncilLiberal Democrat Council 317Liberal Democrat CouncilNo Overall Control Council 3,976No Overall Control CouncilNon Political Council 125Non Political CouncilPlaid Cymru 75Plaid CymruScottish National Party 28Scottish National PartyUKIP 56UKIP 0English County Council 1,793English County CouncilEnglish Non-Metropolitan District 8,570English Non-Metropolitan DistrictEnglish Unitary Authority 3,101English Unitary AuthorityLondon Borough 1,977London BoroughMetropolitan Council (England) 2,419Metropolitan Council (England)Scottish Unitary Authority 1,226Scottish Unitary AuthorityWelsh Unitary Authority 1,254Welsh Unitary Authority

Alluvial Diagram showing 2017 Council Control vs Number of Seats vs Region

2657185215421374129912211124974644608576523484464458453439418390332312271253249209132126125109757575747156545451434028260 0Conservative Council 9,619Conservative CouncilIndependent Council 149Independent CouncilLabour Council 5,995Labour CouncilLiberal Democrat Council 317Liberal Democrat CouncilNo Overall Control Council 3,976No Overall Control CouncilNon Political Council 125Non Political CouncilPlaid Cymru 75Plaid CymruScottish National Party 28Scottish National PartyUKIP 56UKIP 0East Midlands 1,941East MidlandsEastern 2,508EasternLondon 1,977LondonNorth East 770North EastNorth West 2,363North WestScotland 1,226ScotlandSouth East 3,427South EastSouth West 1,941South WestWales 1,254WalesWest Midlands 1,709West MidlandsYorkshire and Humber 1,224Yorkshire and Humber