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Political control of the Council

Control of Gateshead Council

Gateshead Council is made up of 22 electoral wards, with three councillors representing each ward. 

The council is controlled by the Labour party. The political composition of the council is as follows: 

 

 

Political partySeats
Labour 54
Liberal Democrat 12

Total number of seats by ward

WardLabourLiberal Democrat
Birtley 3 0
Blaydon 3 0
Bridges 3 0
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill 3 0
Chowdene 3 0
Crawcrook and Greenside 3 0
Deckham 3 0
Dunston and Teams 3 0
Dunston Hill and Whickham East 2 1
Felling 3 0
High Fell 3 0
Lamesley 3 0
Lobley Hill and Bensham 3 0
Low Fell 0 3
Pelaw and Heworth 2 1
Ryton, Cookhill and Stella 2 1
Saltwell 3 0
Wardley and Leam Lane 3 0
Whickham North 0 3
Whickham South and Sunniside 0 3
Windy Nook and Whitehills 3 0
Winlaton and High Spen 3 0
Total5412