Staffordshire County Council

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Staffordshire County Council
Coat of arms of Staffordshire County Council.jpg
Coat of arms
Type
Type
Leadership
Chief Executive
John Henderson
Since May 2015
Leader
Philip Atkins OBE, Conservative
Since May 2009
Chairman
Janet Eagland, Conservative
Since May 2015
Structure
Seats 62 councillors
51 / 62
10 / 62
1 / 62
Elections
First past the post
Last election
2 May 2013
Next election
4 May 2017
Website
www.staffordshire.gov.uk

Staffordshire County Council is the top-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Staffordshire, England.

62 councillors sit on Staffordshire County Council. Staffordshire operates a cabinet-style council. The full council elects a cabinet of 10 councillors, including the council leader, from the majority party. Each cabinet member has their own portfolio about which they make the "day to day" decisions.[1][2]

Latest Council election results[edit]

Staffordshire County Council Election, 2013
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 34 -15
  Labour 24 +21
  UKIP 2 -2
  Independent 2 +2
Staffordshire County Council election, 2009
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 49 +22 109699
  Liberal Democrat 4 +2
  UKIP 4 +4
  Labour 3 -29 46315

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Role of County Council". Staffordshire County Council. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  2. ^ "Role of the Cabinet". Staffordshire County Council. Retrieved 2010-05-05.