Medway Council

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"Medway Borough Council" redirects here. For the local authority with that name from 1974 to 1979, see Medway Borough Council (1974–1979).
Medway Council
Founded 1 April 1998 (1998-04-01)
Council Leader
Cllr Alan Jarrett (Con)
Mayor of Medway
Cllr Stuart Tranter (Con)
Opposition Leader
Cllr Vince Maple (Lab)
Third Group Leader
Cllr Roy Freshwater (UKIP)
Chief Executive
Neil Davies
Seats 55
Political groups
 Conservative (35)
 Labour (15)
 UKIP (2)
 Independent (1)
Vacant (2)
First past the post
Last election
May 2015
Meeting place
St George's Centre

Medway Council is the local authority of Medway in Kent, England. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.

The council has 55 councillors, elected every four years under the first-past-the-post system. The council chooses one of its members to act as mayor in an annual election.

The council was created on 1 April 1998 and replaced Rochester-upon-Medway City Council and Gillingham Borough Council.

For election results, see Medway Council elections


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