Stoke-on-Trent City Council

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Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Whole council elected every four years
SOT Coat of Arms.jpg
Coat of arms
Type
Type
Houses Unicameral
Term limits
None
History
Founded 1 April 1974
Leadership
Mohammed Pervez, Labour
Majid Khan
Elections
Plurality-at-large
Website
www.stoke.gov.uk

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is the local authority of Stoke-on-Trent. It is a unitary authority, with the powers and functions of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. The Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent for the 2014/15 municipal year is Majid Khan.[1]

History[edit]

The executive function of Stoke-on-Trent City Council was controlled by a directly elected mayor of Stoke-on-Trent from 2002 to 2009.

Political control[edit]

Further information: Stoke-on-Trent local elections

Since the first election in 1973 political control of the council was held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 2002
No overall control 2002 - 2004
Labour 2004 - 2006
No overall control 2006 - 2011
Labour 2011 - present

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