Cannock Chase Council is a Lib Dem/Conservative coalition with 18 Lib Dem councillors and nine Conservatives. The Labour opposition has 14. A third of the seats are up for election on May 6.
The Cannock Chase constituency is Labour held and is our 196th target. The outgoing Labour MP Tony Wright is standing down. The seat has the same 15 wards as the district council. The last time they were contested the Conservatives won eight, five Lib Dems and two for Labour.