Wokingham Borough Council

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Wokingham Borough Council
Third of council elected three years out of four
Type
Type
History
Founded 1 April 1974
Leadership
Mayor
Cllr John Kaiser
Since 24 May 2018
Leader of the Council
Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor, Conservative
Since 18 May 2017
Structure
Seats 54 councillors
Wokingham Borough Council composition
Political groups
Administration
     Conservative (42)
Other parties
     Liberal Democrats (8)
     Labour (3)
     Independent (1)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Plurality-at-large
Last election
3 May 2018 (18 seats)
Next election
2 May 2019 (18 seats)
Meeting place
Civic Offices, Wokingham
Website
www.wokingham.gov.uk

Wokingham Borough Council is the local authority of Borough of Wokingham in Berkshire, England. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.

Elections

Elections to the council are held in three out of every four years, with one third of the 54 seats on the council being elected at each election. Since winning the 2002 election the Conservative party has had a majority on the council. Following the Wokingham Borough Council election, 2018, the council is composed of the following councillors:[1]

Party Councillors
Conservative Party 42
Liberal Democrats 8
Labour 3
Independent 1

References

  1. ^ "Your Councillors by Party". Wokingham Borough Council. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
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