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Covid alert level for Norwich

The government confirmed on 12 October 2020 that Norwich is in Tier 1 (medium) of the new 3-tier system. Let’s all pull together to help prevent the spread of the virus and avoid further restrictions.

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Councillors and decision making

How the council works

Norwich City Council is a district council. It has responsibility for providing a number of services including local planning, housing, benefits, environmental health, electoral registration and waste and recycling collections.

Political make-up

  • Labour 27 seats
  • Green 8 seats
  • Liberal Democrats 3 seats

Labour has a majority of the seats and therefore has overall control.