Watling was a two-member ward which elected councillors for the first time in May 2003. , but is due to be abolished in May 2023 following a boundary review.
There have been five elections in Watling ward. In the last election in May 2019, the Conservatives received the highest number of votes and won one of the seats. Labour won the remaining seat.
Prior to 2019, voters in the ward had also elected Liberal Democrat councillors.
The following councillors represented Watling ward between 2003 and 2023: