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Luton Borough Council is the local authority of Luton in Bedfordshire, England. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It is a member of the East of England Local Government Association.

Luton Borough Council
Luton Council's logo
Luton Borough Council's logo since 2016[1]
Mayor of Luton
Cllr Tahir Malik[2], Labour
since 21st May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Hazel Simmons MBE, Labour
since 22nd May 2007
Chief executive
Trevor Holden
since 2010
Seats48 councillors
Luton Borough Council composition
Political groups
     Labour (34)
Other parties
     Liberal Democrats (8)
     Conservative (5)
     Independent (1)
Length of term
4 years
Last election
7 May 2015
Next election
2 May 2019
Meeting place
Luton Town Hall
Luton Town Hall

It is made up of councillors from the 19 wards[3] that split up the town. The current leaders of the council, Hazel Simmons, is in the Labour Party.[4]




In July 2017 it decided to merge its health commissioning budget with the local Clinical Commissioning Group, establishing an integrated commissioning committee. It is one of the first areas which the NHS has designated an Accountable care system.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "A fresh and modern brand for Luton".
  2. ^ "Luton appoints first female Asian Mayor". Luton Borough Council. 19 June 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Luton Council Website - Election Maps".
  4. ^ "CMIS > Councillors". Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  5. ^ "CCG and council to merge commissioning budgets". Health Service Journal. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.

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