List of United Kingdom council leaders

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of current British council leaders.

England[edit]

Council Title Name Since
Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Chairman of the council Peter Edwards .../2012
Leader of the council Paul Crossley .../2012
Bedford Elected Mayor Dave Hodgson .../2012
Blackburn with Darwen Mayor Karimeh Foster 2011
Leader of the council Colin Rigby .../2012
Blackpool Mayor Joan Greenhalgh 2011
Leader of the council Simon Blackburn .../2012
Bournemouth Mayor Chris Rochester 27 May 2011
Leader of the council John Beesley[1] January 2012
Brighton and Hove Mayor Brian Finch May 2014
Leader of the council Jason Kitcat June 2012
Bristol Lord Mayor Geoff Gollop OBE ...
Elected Mayor George Ferguson 2012
Buckinghamshire Chairman of the council Carl Etholen May 2013
Leader of the council Martin Tett May 2011
Cambridgeshire Chairman of the council John Powley .../2011
Leader of the council Nick Clarke .../2011
Central Bedfordshire Chairman of the council Angela Barker 19 April 2012
Leader of the council James Jamieson May 2011
Cheshire East Mayor Roger West May 2011
Leader of the council Wesley Fitzgerald .../2009
Cheshire West and Chester Chairman of the council Eleanor Johnson 2011
Leader of the council Mike Jones .../2011
Cornwall Chairman of the council John Wood May 2013
Leader of the council John Pollard May 2013
Cumbria Chairman of the council Norman Clarkson 19 April 2012
Leader of the council Eddie Martin April 2010
Darlington Chairman of the council Billy Baldwin 2011
Leader of the council Bill Dixon .../2012
Derby Mayor Les Allen 2011
Leader of the council Harvey Jennings .../2011
Derbyshire Chairman of the council George Wharmby 20 April 2011
Leader of the council Andrew Lewer 2005/2012
Devon Chairman of the council Jeremy Yabsley 2011
Leader of the council John Hart June 2009
Dorset Chairman of the council Rebecca Knox 2011
Leader of the council Angus Campbell May 2006
Durham Chairman of the council Dennis Morgan 2011
Leader of the council Simon Henig .../2012
East Riding of Yorkshire Chairman of the council Pat O’Neil 8 May 2014
Leader of the council Stephen Parnaby 1996
East Sussex Chairman of the council Chris Dowling 2011
Leader of the council Peter Jones .../2009
Essex Chairman of the council Rodney Bass .../2012
Leader of the council Peter Martin .../2012
Gloucestershire Chairman of the council Tony Hicks 2012
Leader of the council Mark Hawthorne .../2011
Greater London President of the Assembly Jennette Arnold May 2011
Mayor Boris Johnson 4 May 2008
Greater Manchester (metropolitan county) President of the Greater Manchester
Combined Authority
Peter Smith .../2012
Halton Mayor Keith Morley 2011
Leader of the council Rob Polhill .../2011
Hampshire Chairman of the council Anna McNair Scott May 2011
Leader of the council Ken Thornber .../2012
Hartlepool Elected Mayor Stuart Drummond 2 May 2002
Herefordshire Chairman of the council Olwyn Barnett 2011
Leader of the council John Jarvis 2011
Hertfordshire Chairman of the council Jane Pitman May 2011
Leader of the council Robert Gordon .../2008
Isle of Wight Chairman of the council David Williams May 2011
Leader of the council David Pugh September 2007
Kent Chairman of the council Paulina Stockell 2011
Leader of the council Paul Carter .../2011
Kingston upon Hull Lord Mayor Mary Glew 26 June 2014
Leader of the council Steve Brady .../2012
Lancashire Chairman of the council Geoffrey Roper .../2012
Leader of the council Geoff Driver .../2012
Leicester Lord Mayor Abdul Osman May 2012
Mayor (City Mayor) Peter Soulsby 6 May 2011
Leicestershire Chairman of the council Jackie Dickinson May 2011
Leader of the council Nick Rushton (Acting) July 2012
Lincolnshire Chairman of the council Neil Cooper 20 May 2011
Leader of the council Martin Hill .../2012
Luton Mayor Don Worlding 2011
Leader of the council Hazel Simmons .../2012
Medway Mayor Ted Baker 25 May 2011
Leader of the council Rodney Chambers .../2012
Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon May 2002
Leader of the council ... ....
Milton Keynes Mayor Brian White May 2013
Leader of the council Andrew Geary May 2011
Norfolk Chairman of the council Ian Monson 8 May 2012
Leader of the council Derrick Murphy .../2011
Northamptonshire Chairman of the council Ron Sawbridge ../2012
Leader of the council Jim Harker 2005
North East Lincolnshire Mayor Sue Pickett May 2011
Leader of the council Chris Shaw 26 May 2011
North Lincolnshire Mayor Keith Vickers 25 May 2011
Leader of the council Liz Redfern .../2011
North Somerset Chairman of the council Colin Hall 2011
Leader of the council Nigel Ashton .../2011
Northumberland Chairman of the council George Todd May 2011
Leader of the council Jeff Reid ...
North Yorkshire Chairman of the council John Fort 18 May 2011
Leader of the council John Weighell .../2011
Nottingham Lord Mayor Leon Unczur 2012
Leader of the council Jon Collins 2003
Nottinghamshire Chairman of the council Keith Walker .../2012
Leader of the council Kay Cutts 2009
Oxfordshire Chairman of the council Patrick Greene May 2011
Leader of the council Keith Mitchell 5 November 2001
Peterborough Mayor Paula Thacker May 2011
Leader of the council Marco Cereste 2009
Plymouth Lord Mayor Peter Brookshaw 2011
Leader of the council Vivien Pengelly .../2011
Poole Mayor Graham Wilson 2011
Leader of the council Elaine Atkinson .../2012
Portsmouth Lord Mayor Frank Jonas 2012
Leader of the council Gerald Vernon-Jackson ../2010
Redcar and Cleveland Mayor Olwyn Peters 26 May 2011
Leader of the council George Dunning .../2011
Rutland Chairman of the council Edward Baines ...
Leader of the council Roger Begy .../2012
Shropshire Chairman of the council Malcolm Pate .../2012
Leader of the council Keith Barrow .../2011
Somerset Chairman of the council John Edney .../2012
Leader of the council Ken Maddock .../2010
Southend-on-Sea Mayor David Norman May 2011
Leader of the council Nigel Holdcroft .../2011
South Gloucestershire Chairman of the council Mike Drew 2011
Leader of the council John Calway .../2011
Southampton Mayor Ivan White 2013
Leader of the council Simon Letts 2013
Staffordshire Chairman of the council Frank Lewis 2010/2012
Leader of the council Philip Atkins May 2009
Stockton-on-Tees Mayoress Lynne Apedaile 2012
Leader of the council Bob Cook May 2011
Stoke-on-Trent Lord Mayor Terry Follows 2011
Leader of the council Mohammed Pervez 26 mai 2011
Suffolk Chairman of the council Patricia O’Brien .../2012
Leader of the council Mark Bee .../2012
Surrey Chairman of the council Lavinia Sealy .../2012
Leader of the council Andrew Povey .../2011
Swindon Mayor Ray Ballman 2011
Leader of the council Roderick Bluh .../2010
Telford and Wrekin Mayor Malcolm Smith 2011
Leader of the council Kuldip Sahota May 2011
Thurrock Mayor Charles Curtis 2011
Leader of the council John Kent .../2010
Torbay Chairman of the council Derek Mills 2011
Mayor Gordon Oliver May 2011
Warrington Mayor Mike Biggin 2011
Leader of the council Terry O’Neill .../2011
Warwickshire Chairman of the council Phillip Morris-Jones May 2011
Leader of the council Josie Compton May 2010
West Sussex Chairman of the council Mike Coleman May 2011
Leader of the council Louise Goldsmith June 2010
Wiltshire Chairman of the council Robert Hall 2008
Leader of the council Jane Scott .../2011
Worcestershire Chairman of the council Ed Moore May 2011
Leader of the council Adrian Hardman November 2010
York Lord Mayor David Horton .../2012
Leader of the council James Alexander May 2011

Metropolitan district councils[edit]

District Title Name Since
Birmingham Lord Mayor Anita Ward 2011
Leader of the council Mike Whitby .../2011
Bradford Lord Mayor Naveeda Ikram 2011
Leader of the council David Green .../2012
Barnsley Mayor Cllr Tim Shepherd .../2014
Leader of the council Cllr Sir Stephen Houghton 1996
Bolton Mayor Anthony Noel Spencer 2011
Leader of the council Clifford Morris 2006
Bury Mayor Yvonne Creswell 18 May 2011
Leader of the council Mike Connolly May 2011
Calderdale Mayor Nader Fekri 2011
Leader of the council Janet Battye 2008/2012
Coventry Lord Mayor Hazel Noonan 5 June 2014
Leader of the council Ann Lucas May 2013
Doncaster Elected Mayor Peter Davies 4 June 2009
Dudley Mayor Michael Evans 2011
Leader of the council Les Jones 2011
Gateshead Mayor Joe Mitchinson 2011
Leader of the council Mick Henry .../2007
Kirklees Mayor Eric Firth .../2011
Leader of the council Mehboob Khan .../2011
Knowsley Mayor Christina O’Hare May 2011
Leader of the council Ron Round .../2009
Leeds Lord Mayor Alan Taylor 2011
Leader of the council Keith Wakefield May 2010
Liverpool Lord Mayor Frank Prendergast 2011
Mayor Joe Anderson[2] 4 May 2012
Manchester Lord Mayor Harry Lyons 18 May 2011
Leader of the council Richard Leese 1996
Newcastle upon Tyne Lord Mayor Geoff O’Brien 2011
Leader of the council Nick Forbes 2011
North Tyneside Elected Mayor Linda Arkley[3] 2009
Oldham Mayor Richard Knowles[4] May 2011
Olwen Chadderton (acting) January 2012
Leader of the council Jim McMahon June 2011
Rochdale Mayor Alan Godson May 2011
Leader of the council Colin Lambert December 2010
Rotherham Mayor Shaun Wright 20 May 2011
Leader of the council Roger Stone 2003
Salford Mayor Eric Burgoyne May 2011
Leader of the council John Merry .../2011
Sandwell Mayor Joyce Underhill 2011
Leader of the council Darren Cooper December 2009
Sefton Mayor Paul Cummins 2011
Leader of the council Peter Dowd 2011
Sheffield Lord Mayor Sylvia Dunkley 2011
Leader of the council Julie Dore May 2011
Solihull Mayor Irene Chamberlain 2011
Leader of the council Ken Meeson .../2011
South Tyneside Mayor Eileen Leask May 2012
Leader of the council Iain Malcolm .../2011
St Helens Mayor Tom Hargreaves 2011
Leader of the council Marie Rimmer 2009/2011
Stockport Mayor Les Jones 2011
Leader of the council Dave Goddard .../2012
Sunderland Mayor Norma Wright 2011
Leader of the council Paul Watson May 2008
Tameside Mayor Susan Quinn .../2011
Leader of the council Kieran Quinn 25 May 2010
Trafford Mayor Jane Baugh May 2011
Leader of the council Matt Colledge .../2011
Wakefield Mayor Ros Lund 2011
Leader of the council Peter Box August 1998
Walsall Mayor Garry Perry 2011
Leader of the council Mike Bird .../2010
Wigan Mayor Joy Birch 2011
Leader of the council Peter Smith .../2011
Wirral Mayor Moira McLaughlin 2011
Leader of the council Jeff Green February 2012
Wolverhampton Mayor Bert Turner May 2011
Leader of the council Roger Lawrence .../2011

Berkshire district councils[edit]

Council Title Name Since
Bracknell Forest Mayor Chris Turrell 2011
Leader of the council Paul Bettison .../2011
Reading Mayor Deborah Edwards 2011
Leader of the council Jo Lovelock 2011
Slough Mayor Sukhjit Dhaliwal 2011
Leader of the council Rob Anderson May 2008
West Berkshire Chairman of the council Peter Argyle 2011
Leader of the council Graham Jones .../2011
Windsor and Maidenhead Mayor Asghar Majeed 2011
Leader of the council David Burbage 2007
Wokingham Mayor Dianne King[5] 2011
Leader of the council David Lee .../2011

London borough councils[edit]

Borough Title Name Since
Barking and Dagenham Mayor Elizabeth Kangethe 2014
Leader of the council Darren Rodwell .../2014
Barnet Mayor Lisa Rutter 2011
Leader of the council Richard Cornelius 2011
Bexley Mayor Ray Sams May 2011
Leader of the council Teresa O’Neill .../2010
Brent Mayor Aslam Choudry May 2011
Leader of the council Ann John .../2011
Bromley Mayor David McBride 2011
Leader of the council Stephen Carr .../2011
Camden Mayor Abdul Quadir 2011
Leader of the council Nasim Ali May 2010
Croydon Mayor Graham Bass 2011
Leader of the council Mike Fisher May 2006
Enfield Mayor Christiana During 2011
Leader of the council Doug Taylor May 2010
Ealing Mayor John Gallagher 2011
Leader of the council Julian Bell .../2011
Greenwich Mayor Jim Gillman 2011
Leader of the council Chris Roberts .../2011
Hackney Elected Mayor Jules Pipe[6] June 2001
Hammersmith and Fulham Mayor Frances Stainton 2011
Leader of the council Stephen Greenhalgh .../2011
Haringey Mayor Gina Adamou[7] 2011
Leader of the council Claire Kober 2008/2011
Harrow Mayor Mrinal Choudhury 2011
Leader of the council Bill Stephenson 2010
Havering Mayor Melvin Wallace 2011
Leader of the council Michael White May 2004
Hillingdon Mayor Mary O’Connor 2011
Leader of the council Ray Puddifoot 2000
Hounslow Mayor Amrit Mann 2011
Leader of the council Jagdish Sharma .../2011
Islington Mayor Phil Kelly 2011
Leader of the council Catherine West 2009/2011
Kensington and Chelsea Mayor Julie Mills 2011
Leader of the council Merrick Cockell 2000
Kingston upon Thames Mayor Patrick Codd 2011
Leader of the council Liz Green 2013
Lambeth Mayor Christiana Valcarcel 2011
Leader of the council Steve Reed 2006
Lewisham Elected Mayor Steve Bullock 2 May 2002
Merton Mayor Gilli Lewis-Lavender 2011
Leader of the council Stephen Alambritis May 2010
Newham Elected Mayor Robin Wales 2 May 2002
Redbridge Mayor Chris Cummins May 2011
Leader of the council Keith Prince .../2011
Richmond upon Thames Mayor Clare Head 2011
Leader of the council Nicholas True 2010
Southwark Mayor Lorraine Lauder 2011
Leader of the council Peter John .../2010
Sutton Mayor Gerry Jerome 2011
Leader of the council Sean Brennan .../2010
Tower Hamlets Elected Mayor Lutfur Rahman[8] 2008
Waltham Forest Mayor Geoff Walker 2011
Leader of the council Chris Robbins 2009
Wandsworth Mayor Jane Cooper May 2011
Leader of the council Ravi Govindia 18 May 2011
Westminster Lord Mayor Susie Burbridge May 2011
Leader of the council Philippa Roe March 2012

Sui generis entities[edit]

Entity Title Name Since
City of London Lord Mayor David Wootton 11 November 2011
Town Clerk Chris Duffield 2003
Isles of Scilly Chairman of the council Mike Hicks 2005/2011
Leader of the council ... September 2010

Scotland[edit]

Council Title Name Since
Aberdeen City Lord Provost George Adam May 2012
Leader of the council Barney Crockett May 2012
Aberdeenshire Provost Jill Webster May 2012
Leader of the council Jim Gifford May 2012
Angus Provost Helen Oswald May 2012
Leader of the council Iain Gaul May 2012
Argyll and Bute Provost Len Scoullar September 2013
Leader of the council Dick Walsh September 2013
Clackmannanshire Provost Tina Murphy January 2012
Leader of the council Gary Womersley January 2012
Dumfries and Galloway Civic Head Brian Collins September 2013
Leader of the council Ronnie Nicholson October 2013
Dundee City Lord Provost Bob Duncan May 2012
Leader of the council Ken Guild March 2009
East Ayrshire Provost Jim Todd May 2012
Leader of the council Douglas Reid May 2007
East Dunbartonshire Provost Una Walker May 2012
Leader of the council Rhondda Geekie May 2007
East Lothian Provost Ludovic Broun-Lindsay May 2012
Leader of the council Willie Innes May 2012
East Renfrewshire Provost Alastair Carmichael May 2012
Leader of the council Jim Fletcher May 2012
City of Edinburgh Lord Provost Donald Wilson May 2012
Leader of the council Andrew Burns May 2012
Falkirk Provost Pat Reid May 2007
Leader of the council Craig Martin January 2010
Fife Provost Jim Leishman May 2012
Leader of the council Alex Rowley May 2012
Glasgow City Lord Provost Sadie Docherty May 2012
Leader of the council Gordon Matheson May 2010
Highland Convener Jimmy Gray August 2008
Leader of the council Drew Hendry May 2012
Inverclyde Provost Robert Moran May 2012
Leader of the council Stephen McCabe May 2012
Midlothian Provost Joe Wallace May 2012
Leader of the council Bob Constable May 2012
Moray Convener Stewart Cree May 2012
Leader of the council Allan Wright May 2012
na h-Eileanan Siar Convener Norman Macdonald May 2012
Leader of the council Angus Campbell May 2007
North Ayrshire Provost Joan Sturgeon May 2012
Leader of the council Willie Gibson May 2012
North Lanarkshire Provost James Robertson May 2012
Leader of the council Jim McCabe May 1999
Orkney Islands Convener Steven Heddle May 2012
Perth and Kinross Provost Elizabeth Grant May 2012
Leader of the council Ian Miller May 2007
Renfrewshire Provost Anne Hall May 2012
Leader of the council Mark Macmillan May 2012
Scottish Borders Convener Graham Garvie May 2012
Leader of the council David Parker May 2003
Shetland Convener Malcolm Bell May 2012
Leader of the council Gary Robinson May 2012
South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie May 2012
Leader of the council Bill McIntosh May 2007
South Lanarkshire Provost Eileen Logan May 2012
Leader of the council Eddie McAvoy May 1999
Stirling Provost Mike Robbins May 2012
Leader of the council Corrie McChord May 2012
West Dunbartonshire Provost Douglas McAllister May 2012
Leader of the council Martin Rooney May 2012
West Lothian Provost Tom Kerr May 2007
Leader of the council John McGinty May 2012

Wales[edit]

Council Title Name Since
Anglesey (Ynys Môn) Chairman of the council Gwilym Jones[9] May 2013
Leader of the council Ieuan Williams May 2013
Blaenau Gwent Mayor Michael J. Bartlett 2011
Leader of the council John Mason October 2011
Bridgend Mayor Chris Michaelides 2011
Leader of the council Melvyn E. J. Nott .../2012
Caerphilly Mayor Vera Jenkins May 2011
Leader of the council Allan Pritchard May 2011
Cardiff Mayor Delme Bowen 2011
Leader of the council Rodney Berman .../2011
Carmarthenshire Chairman of the council Tyssul Evans 2011
Leader of the council Meryl Gravelle .../2012
Ceredigion (Cardiganshire) Chairman of the council C.J.Hughes .../2012
Leader of the council Keith Evans .../2012
Conwy Chairman of the council Brenda Taylor 2010
Leader of the council Dilwyn O. Roberts .../2008
Denbighshire Chairman of the council Bill Cowie 2011
Leader of the council Hugh H Evans 20 May 2008
Flintshire Chairman of the council Hilary McGuill May 2011
Leader of the council Arnold Woolley .../2011
Gwynedd Chairman of the council John Gwilym Jones May 2011
Leader of the council Dyfed Edwards .../2009
Merthyr Tydfil Mayor Paul Brown 2011
Leader of the council Jeff Edwards .../2011
Monmouthshire Chairman of the council Brian Hood May 2011
Leader of the council Peter Fox .../2011
Neath Port Talbot Mayor Lella James 2010
Leader of the council Ali Thomas .../2010
Newport Mayor Margaret Cornelius 2011
Leader of the council Matthew Evans 24 June 2008
Pembrokeshire Chairman of the council David John Pugh 2011
Leader of the council John Davies .../2010
Powys Chairman of the council Barry Thomas 2011
Leader of the council E. Michael Jones .../2011
Rhondda Cynon Taf Mayor Sylvia Jones 2011
Leader of the council Russell Roberts .../2012
Swansea Mayor Ioan Richard 2011
Leader of the council Chris Holley .../2011
Torfaen Mayor Philip Seabourne 24 May 2011
Leader of the council Bob Wellington June 2004
Vale of Glamorgan Mayor John Clifford 2011
Leader of the council Gordon C. Kemp .../2012
Wrexham Mayor Ian Roberts 2011
Leader of the council Ron Davies 2011/2012

Northern Ireland[edit]

Council Title Name Since
Antrim Mayor Roderick Swann Juin 2013
Ards Mayor Mervyn Oswald 2011
Armagh Mayor Freda Donnelly 2011
Ballymena Mayor Hubert Nicholl 2011
Ballymoney Mayor Ian Stevenson 2011
Banbridge Chairman of the council Joan Baird 2011
Belfast Lord Mayor Niall Ó Donnghaile 2011
Carrickfergus Mayor Billy Ashe[10] June 2013
Castlereagh Mayor David Drysdale 2013
Coleraine Mayor Maurice Bradley[11] 2011
Cookstown Mayor Sean Clarke 2011
Craigavon Mayor Alan Carson 2011
Derry Mayor Maurice Devenney 2011
Down Chairman of the council Dermot Curran 2011
Dungannon and South Tyrone Mayor Kenneth Reid 2011
Fermanagh Chairman of the council Thomas O’Reilly 2011
Larne Mayor Bobby McKee[12] 2011
Limavady Mayor Sean McGlinchey 2011
Lisburn Mayor Brian Heading 2011
Magherafelt Mayor Ian Milne 2011
Moyle Chairman of the council Padraig McShane 2011
Newry and Mourne Mayor Charlie Casey 2011
Newtownabbey Mayor Billy Webb 2011
North Down Mayor James McKerrow 2011
Omagh Chairman of the council Frankie Donnelly 2011
Strabane Mayor Brian McMahon 2011

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acting to 21 February 2012.
  2. ^ Previously Leader of the council (2010 - 4 May 2012).
  3. ^ Previously de 2003 à 2005.
  4. ^ On leave January–March 2012.
  5. ^ Previously de 2006 à 2007.
  6. ^ Leader of the council to May 2002.
  7. ^ Previously from 2006-2007.
  8. ^ Leader of the council to 25 October 2010.
  9. ^ Previously from 2011-12.
  10. ^ Previously from 2001-02.
  11. ^ Précédemment en 2007-2008.
  12. ^ Précédemment en 2004-2005 et en 2008-2009.

External links[edit]