21 of 63 seats to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
32 seats needed for a majority
The 2015 Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council in England as part of the 2015 United Kingdom local elections. Councillors retiring at this election were Cllrs. Betty Barlow (Worsborough); Tracey Cheetham (Royston); Brian Key (Darfield); and Tom Sheard (Kingstone) (all L); Dave North (North East) and Brian Perrin (Dodworth) from the Barnsley Independent Group; and Anne Rusby (Penistone West) (C).
Labour maintained control winning 19 of the 21 seats up for election. The Conservatives won the other 2 seats.
After the election the political make up of the council was:
|Year||Labour||Barnsley Independent Group||Conservative||Independent|
|Yorkshire First||Tony Devoy||115||9.8||+9.8|