Dacorum Borough Council
|Dacorum Borough Council|
Since May 2016
Leader of the Council
Andrew Williams, Conservative
|Plurality voting system|
|7 May 2015|
|The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 1DN|
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; 46 represent the Conservative Party, 3 represent the Liberal Democrats, 2 represent the Labour Party.
The most recent elections to the borough council were held on 7 May 2015, the results were as follows:
|Dacorum Borough Council election, 2015|
|Party||Seats||Gains||Losses||Net gain/loss||Seats %||Votes %||Votes||+/−|
|Leader of the Council||Andrew Williams||Conservative|
|Deputy Leader, Portfolio Holder for Housing||Margaret Griffiths||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Environmental Sustainability and Regulatory Services||Janice Marshall||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources||Graeme Elliot||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Residents and Corporate Services||Neil Harden||Conservative|
|Portfolio Holder for Planning and Regeneration||Graham Sutton||Conservative|
Dacorum consists of twenty-five wards. Wards electing three members are denoted with asterisks (*). Those electing one member are denoted an obelisk (†).