North Petherton is a County Council ward which includes the town of Petherton itself plus the surrounding Quantock foothills and the levels and moors around the River Parrett. The area also includes the new developments of Stockmoor and Willstock on the Bridgwater boundary.
At County level the seat is currently represented by 1 Lib Dem and 1 Tory. Petherton has also had independent and Lib Dem representation in the past plus Labour representation at parish level.
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North Petherton Council has 2 Labour Party members who are Town councillors, Julian Taylor & Linda Hyde.