Reading Borough Council elections

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Reading is a unitary authority in Berkshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973-1983
Conservative 1983-1986
No overall control 1986-1987
Labour 1987-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997-2008
No overall control 2008-2012
Labour 2012–present

Council elections[edit]

Non-metropolitan district elections[edit]

Unitary authority elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]


  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ - The Berkshire and Oxfordshire (Areas) Order 1977. Retrieved on 18 November 2015.
  3. ^ The Berkshire and Oxfordshire (Areas) (Amendment) Order 1977
  4. ^ The Borough of Reading (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979
  5. ^ - The Borough of Reading (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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