This data is taken from http://opencouncildata.co.uk/, run by
Jon Lawson. Variable names have been converted to snake_case and variables
have been converted to appropriate R classes. ONS local authority codes
have been taken from the
local_hex_map data, and from the ONS's
Open Geography Portal. This data is accurate as of 2017-11-24.
A tibble, with 418 rows and 20 columns.
The Local Authority code from the Office for National Statistics
Local Authority Name
The type of local authority
The majority party on the council. The label 'No Overall Control' is used if no single party has a majority.
The ID of the majority party on the council. The label 'noc' is used if no single party has a majority.
The governing coalition of the council (if known)
The number of Conservative councillors
The number of Labour councillors
The number of Liberal Democrat councillors
The number of Green councillors
The number of UKIP councillors
The number of Plaid Cymru councillors
The number of SNP councillors
The number of Independent councillors
The number of vacant seats on the council
Total number of vacant council seats
Notes on upcoming boundary changes
Notes from Open Council Data UK
Date of last update