East Hertfordshire District Council

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East Hertfordshire District Council is the local authority for the East Hertfordshire non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. East Hertfordshire covers most of the eastern third of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Bishop's Stortford, the largest settlement in the district, with a secondary council office in Hertford, the county town.

The Council consists of 50 elected members, representing thirty electoral wards. 16 of the wards elect one councillor each. The remaining fourteen, primarily in Bishop's Stortford, Hertford, and Ware, elect more than one councillor; eight elect two members each, and a further six elect three.

The Council is currently controlled by the Conservatives, who hold all of the 50 seats.


Party Councillors Change
(on 2011)
Conservative 50 +4
Liberal Democrat 0 -2
Independent 0 -4
Total 50 -
Source: BBC News


East Hertfordshire consists of thirty wards. Wards electing two members are denoted with an asterisk (*). Wards electing three members are denoted with an obelisk (†).

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Coordinates: 51°47′28″N 0°04′52″W / 51.7912°N 0.081°W / 51.7912; -0.081