The council

About The Council

The Council is composed of 58 councillors who serve on the council for a four-year term.  All councillors meet together as the council every eight weeks where the council's overall policies and yearly budget are set.  Find out more about council meetings and view the list of committees.

Make-up of The Council:

  • Conservatives – 1 seat
  • Labour – 43 seats
  • Liberal Democrats – 12 seats
  • Independent – 1 seat
  • Independent – 1 seat

Leader of the Council: Cllr Russ Bowden, Labour

Deputy Leader: Cllr Cathy Mitchell, Labour 


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