Politics Of Three Rivers (district)
The politics of Three Rivers, a district in England, are played out at local, Hertfordshire-wide, and parliamentary levels. Three Rivers is a non-metropolitan district governed locally by a district council composed of 48 councillors that is responsible for such services as housing, waste disposal, and local planning. The district is represented by six members on the 77-councillor Hertfordshire County Council, which is responsible for such services as education, transport, and social services.
The three major parties are all competitive in different parts of Three Rivers and at different levels of representation. Three Rivers district council is under Liberal Democrat control, with the Lib Dems holding 65% of district councillors. The Conservatives are second-largest, have most votes in the last election, and hold three of the district's six county councillors. Labour, whilst a distant third at both district and county level in Three Rivers, hold sway in South Oxhey. However, Labour lost two of their district council seats there in 2008, including one to the British National Party.
Three Rivers is represented in Parliament by three Members of Parliament. Most of the district is within the South West Hertfordshire constituency, represented by Conservative David Gauke. Smaller parts of the district are represented by Anne Main (St Albans, Conservative) and Claire Ward (Watford, Labour).
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