North East Lincolnshire Council

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North East Lincolnshire Council
Type
Type
Houses Unicameral
Term limits
None
Leadership
Leader
Ray Oxby (Labour)
Structure
Seats 42 Councillors
North East Lincolnshire Council Councillor Composition.svg
18 / 42
4 / 42
14 / 42
4 / 42
2 / 42
Elections
First past the post
Website
https://www.nelincs.gov.uk

North East Lincolnshire Council is the local authority of North East Lincolnshire. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It provides a full range of local government services including Council Tax billing, libraries, social services, processing planning applications, waste collection and disposal, and it is a local education authority.[1]

Powers and functions[edit]

The local authority derives its powers and functions from the Local Government Act 1972 and subsequent legislation. For the purposes of local government, North East Lincolnshire is within a non-metropolitan area of England. As a unitary authority, North East Lincolnshire Council has the powers and functions of both a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. In its capacity as a district council it is a billing authority collecting Council Tax and business rates, it processes local planning applications, it is responsible for housing, waste collection and environmental health. In its capacity as a county council it is a local education authority, responsible for social services, libraries and waste disposal.

In July 2017 it was announced that the Council and the local Clinical Commissioning Group would have a joint chief executive.[2]

Political Make-up[edit]

The present political make-up of the council is: Labour (18), Conservative (14), UK Independence Party (4), Liberal Democrats (4), Independent (2) [3]

North East Lincolnshire Regeneration Partnership[edit]

In 2010 North East Lincolnshire Council entered into a partnership with Balfour Beatty Workplace Limited, which was taken over by Cofely GDF SUEZ in 2013 (renamed Engie 2016) on a 10-year partnership to deliver facilities management.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ North East Lincolnshire Council
  2. ^ "CCG and council appoint 'first of its kind' joint chief". Health Service Journal. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "North East Lincolnshire Regeneration Partnership - North East Lincolnshire Council". North East Lincolnshire Council. Retrieved 12 May 2016.