Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

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Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Mayor of Redcar & Cleveland
Cllr Billy Wells
since May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Mary Lanigan [1], Independent
since May 2019
Chief executive
Amanda Skelton
Seats59 councillors
Political groups
     Independent (18)
     Liberal Democrat (13)
Other Parties
     Labour (15)
     Conservative (11)
     UKIP (2)
Length of term
4 years
Last election
May 2015
Next election
May 2023
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:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1995–2003
No overall control 2003–2011
Labour 2011 – 2013[3]
No overall control 2013–present


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  2. ^ "England council elections". BBC News Online. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  3. ^ 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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