The Conservatives Group have overall political control in this Borough.
Following the elections on 7 May 2015 Taunton Deane Borough Council is made up of 56 Councillors (also known as Members) who are elected for 4 years.
Councillor John Williams is Leader of the Council. There are 56 Borough Councillors and the composition of the Council is Conservative: 33, Liberal Democrat: 15, Labour: 2, UKIP: 1 and Independent: 5.
The Mayor and Deputy Mayor are appointed on a yearly basis at the Annual Meeting of the Council usually held in May.
Councillor John Williams - Leader of the Council
Councillor Edward Gaines
Councillor Ms Libby Lisgo MBE
Councillor Simon Coles
Councillor Thomas Aldridge