Maidstone Borough Council

Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) is the second level local authority for the Borough of Maidstone in Kent, United Kingdom.

Maidstone Borough Council
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Type
Type
History
Founded1 April 1974
Preceded by
Leadership
Mayor
Cllr Malcolm Greer
since 20 May 2017
Leader of the Council
Cllr Fran Wilson, Liberal Democrat
since 23 May 2015
Chief Executive
Alison Broom
Structure
Seats55 councillors
Maidstone Borough Council composition
Political groups
Administration (25)
  Liberal Democrat (21)
  The Independent Group (4)
Opposition (29)
  Conservative (24)
  Labour (3)
  Independent Maidstone (2)[a]
  Vacancy (1)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
First past the post
Last election
5 May 2016
Next election
3 May 2018
Meeting place
Maidstone Borough Council composition
Town Hall, Maidstone
Website
www.maidstone.gov.uk

HistoryEdit

The Local Government Act 1972 created the Borough of Maidstone by merging Maidstone Municipal Borough, Maidstone Rural District and Hollingbourne Rural District. Maidstone Borough Council was established as the local authority for the new borough. It took over the responsibilities of Maidstone Municipal Borough Council, Maidstone Rural District Council and Hollingbourne Rural District Council in its area. The council started functioning on 1 April 1974.

MayorsEdit

[1]

  • 1974-75 Martin Corps
  • 1975-76 Horace Ashton
  • 1976-77 Emil Marchesi
  • 1977-78 Veronica Roscow
  • 1978-79 John Wood
  • 1979-80 Dick Woods
  • 1980-81 Ernest Flood
  • 1981-82 Clifford Playford
  • 1982-83 Gordon Bonner
  • 1983-84 Charles McKenna
  • 1984-85 Michael Nightingale
  • 1985-86 Rosemary Graham
  • 1986-87 Sarah Haskett
  • 1987-88 Douglas Milner
  • 1988-89 Jeremy Hindle
  • 1989-90 John Banks
  • 1990-91 Mary Black
  • 1991-92 Daphne J Parvin
  • 1992-93 Madeline Blackham
  • 1993-94 Paul Oldham
  • 1994-95 Fred Winckless
  • 1995-96 Ron Sterry
  • 1996-97 Malcolm Robertson
  • 1997-98 Jenefer Gibson
  • 1998-99 Robert Judd
  • 1999-00 Frances Brown
  • 2000-01 Dan Daley
  • 2001-02 Paulina Stockell
  • 2002-03 Patricia Marshall
  • 2003-04 Morel D'Souza
  • 2004-05 Peter Hooper[2]
  • 2005-06 John Horne[3]
  • 2006-07 Mike FitzGerald[4]
  • 2007-08 Richard Ash[5]
  • 2008-09 Denise Joy[6]
  • 2009-10 Peter Parvin[7]
  • 2010-11 Eric Hotson[8]
  • 2011-12 Brian Mortimer[9]
  • 2012-13 Rodd Nelson-Gracie[10]
  • 2013-14 Clive English
  • 2014-15 Richard Thick
  • 2015-16 Daniel Moriarty
  • 2016-17 Derek Butler
  • 2017-18 Malcolm Greer
  • 2018-19 Marion Ring

LeadersEdit

The following were some of the borough's leaders:

  • 1992-99 Dan Daley
  • -2006 Mick Stevens[2][3]
  • 2006-07 Eric Hotson[4]
  • 2007-08 Fran Wilson[5]
  • 2008-14 Christopher Garland[6][10]
  • 2014-15 Annabelle Blackmore
  • 2015-18 Fran Wilson
  • 2018- Martin Cox

Election resultsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Formed as a separate group by previous members of the UK Independence Party.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Past Mayors". Maidstone Borough Council.
  2. ^ a b "MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. 23 June 2004.
  3. ^ a b "MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. 18 May 2005.
  4. ^ a b "MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. 17 May 2006.
  5. ^ a b "MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. 16 May 2007.
  6. ^ a b "MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. 14 May 2008.
  7. ^ "Agenda and minutes - Council". Maidstone Borough Council. 20 May 2009.
  8. ^ "Agenda and minutes - Council". Maidstone Borough Council. 19 May 2010.
  9. ^ "Agenda and minutes - Council". Maidstone Borough Council. 18 May 2011.
  10. ^ a b "Agenda and minutes - Council". Maidstone Borough Council. 16 May 2012.

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