Date published: 21st June 2024

North Norfolk District Council can confirm that as of June 20, 2024 the local member representing North Walsham Market Cross ward, Cllr Richard Sims, has left the Liberal Democrat group and will now sit as an independent councillor.

This means the current political balance of the Council is:

Liberal Democrats: 23 members

Conservatives: 13 members

Independent (group): 2 members

Independent (non-aligned): 1 member

There is one vacancy for a councillor to represent the North Walsham East ward, which will be filled following a by-election to be held on July 4.

Last updated: 21st June 2024