- Cornwall County Council
Cornwall County Council is the upper-tier
local authorityfor the non-metropolitan countyof Cornwall, in England, the United Kingdom. It currently consists of 82 councillors, and is controlled by the Liberal Democrats, who have 48 councillors, versus 19 independents, 9 Conservatives, 5 Labour councillors, and one from the small Liberal Party. The council has a tradition of large groups of independents, having been controlled by independents in the 1970s and 1980s.
Elections are held every four years, interspersed by three years of elections to the six district councils in the county.
* [http://www.cornwall.gov.uk Official Cornwall County Council website]
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