Salford City Council

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Salford City Council
Executive mayor elected every four years
Third of council elected three years out of four
Type
Type
Houses Unicameral
Term limits
None
History
Founded 1 April 1974
Leadership
Ian Stewart, Labour
since 3 May 2013
Alan Clague
since May 2013
Structure
Joint committees
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Police and Crime Panel
Elections
Plurality-at-large
Supplementary vote
Council last election
2010 (one third of councillors)
2011 (one third of councillors)
2012 (one third of councillors)
Council next election
2014 (one third of councillors)
2015 (one third of councillors)
2016 (one third of councillors)
Website
www.salford.gov.uk

Salford City Council is the local authority of the City of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of ten in Greater Manchester and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Salford. It is a constituent council of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

The directly elected mayor is Ian Stewart and the civic mayor is Alan Clague.

Political control[edit]

Further information: Salford local elections

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour since 1973

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salford". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 2009-12-20.