Wokingham Borough Council

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Wokingham Borough Council
Third of council elected three years out of four
Type
Type
History
Founded1 April 1974
Leadership
Mayor of Wokingham
Cllr Bill Soane
since 23rd May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr John Halsall, Conservative
since 18th May 2019
Chief executive
Susan Parsonage
Structure
Seats54 councillors
Wokingham Borough Council composition
Political groups
Administration
     Conservative (31)
Other parties
     Liberal Democrats (16)
     Labour (4)
     Independent (3)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Plurality-at-large
Last election
3 May 2018 (18 seats)
Next election
2 May 2019 (18 seats)
Meeting place
Civic Offices, Wokingham
Website
www.wokingham.gov.uk

Wokingham Borough Council is the local authority of the Borough of Wokingham in Berkshire, England. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.

Elections[edit]

Elections to the council are held in three out of every four years, with one third of the 54 seats on the council being elected at each election. Since winning the 2019 election the Conservative party has had a majority on the council. Following the 2019 Wokingham Borough Council election, the council is composed of the following councillors:[1]

Party Councillors
Conservative Party 31
Liberal Democrats 16
Labour 4
Independent 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your Councillors by Party". Wokingham Borough Council. Retrieved 10 March 2018.