Following the elections on 7 May 2015 West Somerset Council is made up of 28 Councillors (also known as Members) who are elected for 4 years.
The Conservative Group currently has overall control of the Council.
Political Structure of West Somerset Council is as follows (as at 23 March 2017):
1 Liberal Democrat
The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Leader of the Council are appointed on a yearly basis at the Annual Meeting of the Council usually held in May.