Hertfordshire County Council
is the upper-tier local authority
for the non-metropolitan
county of Hertfordshire, in England, the
It currently consists of 77 councillors,
and is controlled by the Conservative Party
, which has 55
councillors, 17 Liberal Democrats
versus 3 Labour
, and one
British National Party
Elections are held every four years, interspersed by three years of
elections to the ten district councils in the county.
Conservative candidates represent most of the county's rural areas,
and almost all of eastern Hertfordshire is Conservative-controlled.
St Albans and Watford are
disproportionately represented by Liberal Democrats, whilst
Stevenage is Labour's strongest area. All seats in the
districts of Broxbourne and East Hertfordshire are represented by Conservative
elections saw Labour lose 13 seats, the Conservative Party
strengthen, and the British National Party gaining its first
Hertfordshire County Council seat in South Oxhey.