Medway Council

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Medway Council
Type
Type
History
Founded 1 April 1998 (1998-04-01)
Leadership
Cllr David Wildey (Con)
Council Leader
Cllr Alan Jarrett (Con)
Opposition Leader
Cllr Vince Maple (Lab)
Third Group Leader
Cllr Roy Freshwater (UKIP)
Chief Executive
Neil Davies
Structure
Seats 55
Political groups
 Conservative (38)
 Labour (15)
 UKIP (2)
Elections
First past the post
Last election
May 2015
Meeting place
St George's Centre
Website
www.medway.gov.uk

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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