Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

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Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Cllr Karen King
since 18 May 2017
Leader of the Council
Cllr Sue Jeffrey, Labour
since 28 May 2015
Seats59 councillors
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council composition
Political groups
     Labour (28)
Other Parties
     Liberal Democrat (11)
     Conservative (11)
     The Independent Group (6)
     East Cleveland Independent (1)
     Eston Independent (1)
     Independent (1)
Length of term
4 years
Last election
7 May 2015
Next election
2 May 2019
Meeting place
Redcar & Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart, Redcar

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is the local authority of Redcar and Cleveland. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.

Political control[edit]

Since 1995 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour 1995–2003
No overall control 2003–2011
Labour 2011 – 2013[2]
No overall control 2013–present


  1. ^ "England council elections". BBC News Online. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  2. ^ Hetherington, Graeme (31 July 2013). "Redcar and Cleveland Labour group lose overall control of council following latest defections". The Northern Echo. Retrieved 5 September 2013.

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