Dacorum Borough Council
|Dacorum Borough Council|
since 28 May 2014
Leader of the Council
Andrew Williams, Conservative
|Plurality voting system|
|5 May 2011|
|Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead|
Dacorum Borough Council is the local authority for the Dacorum non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Dacorum is located in the north-west of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Hemel Hempstead, the largest settlement in the district.
The Council consists of 51 elected councillors, representing twenty-five electoral wards. 14 of the wards elect two councillors each. Six, denoted below, elect three councillors each. Five, also denoted below, elect one.
Composition and elections
The council consists of 51 elected members; 42 represent the Conservative Party, 7 represent the Liberal Democrats, 1 represent the Labour Party.
One seat is currently vacant.
The most recent elections to the borough council were held on 5 May 2011, the results were as follows:
|Dacorum Local Election Result 2011|
|Party||Seats||Gains||Losses||Net gain/loss||Seats %||Votes %||Votes||+/−|
|Leader of the Council, Portfolio Holder for Community Leadership and Planning and Regeneration||Andrew Williams||Conservative|
|Deputy Leader, Portfolio Holder for Housing||Margaret Griffiths||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Environment and Sustainability||Julie Laws||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources||Nicholas Tiley||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Residents and Regulatory Services||Neil Harden||Conservative|
|Cabinet Support Member||Brian Ayling||2012-||Conservative|
- Leader of the Conservative Group - Andrew Williams
- Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group - Margaret Griffiths
- Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group - Denise Rance
- Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group - Lloyd Harris
Dacorum consists of twenty-five wards. Wards electing three members are denoted with asterisks (*). Those electing one member are denoted an obelisk (†).