Stoke-on-Trent City Council
|Stoke-on-Trent City Council|
|Whole council elected every four years|
Coat of arms
Unitary authority council of Stoke-on-Trent
|Founded||1 April 1974|
Mohammed Pervez, Labour
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.
The executive function of Stoke-on-Trent City Council was controlled by a directly elected mayor of Stoke-on-Trent from 2002 to 2009.
Since the first election in 1973 political control of the council was held by the following parties:
|Party in control||Years|
|Labour||1973 - 2002|
|No overall control||2002 - 2004|
|Labour||2004 - 2006|
|No overall control||2006 - 2011|
|Labour||2011 - present|