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Salford City Council is the local authority of the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of ten in Greater Manchester and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Salford. It is a constituent council of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

Salford City Council
Executive mayor elected every four years
Third of council elected three years out of four
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Coat of arms
Type
Type
HousesUnicameral
Term limits
None
History
Founded1 April 1974
Leadership
Cllr Paul Dennett, Labour
since 6 May 2016
Cllr Peter Connor, Labour
since 2017/18
Chief executive
Jim Taylor
since 11 April 2014
Structure
Seats60
Salford City Council current composition.svg
Council political groups
Joint committees
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Police and Crime Panel
Elections
First past the post
Supplementary vote
Council last election
2019 (one third of councillors)
2018 (one third of councillors)
2016 (one third of councillors)
Council next election
2020 (all councillors due to boundary changes)
2022 (one third of councillors)
Motto
Let the good (or safety) of the people be the supreme (or highest) law
Website
www.salford.gov.uk

The directly elected mayor is Paul Dennett[1] and the civic mayor for 2016-2017 is Councillor Karen Garrido.[2]

The council is based at Swinton Civic Centre with additional offices in Eccles.

Some services are provided by Urban Vision, a public-private partnership formed in 2005 between SCC, Capita and Galliford Try.[3]

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Political compositionEdit

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the Labour Party.[4]

Year Labour Conservative Lib Dems Independent Community Action
2019 51 8 0 1 0
2018 50 9 0 1 0
Sept 2017 49 9 0 2 0
2016 50 9 0 1 0
2015 52 8 0 0 0
2014 52 8 0 0 0
2012 52 8 0 0 0
2011 44 11 3 2 0
2010 39 13 5 1 2
2008 36 13 10 0 1
2007 44 8 8 0 0
2006 44 8 8 0 0
2004 44 8 8 0 0
2003 51 3 5 1 0
2002 52 2 6 0 0
2000 52 3 5 0 0
1999 56 0 4 0 0
1998 57 0 3 0 0
 
Wards within Salford City Council

WardsEdit

CouncillorsEdit

Each ward is represented by three councillors.[5]

Parliamentary constituency Ward Councillor Party Term of office
Blackley and Broughton
constituency
Broughton John Merry Labour 2018-20
Charles McIntyre Labour 2019-20
Jim King Labour Co-op 2016-20
Kersal Ari Leitner Conservative 2018-20
Arnold Saunders Conservative 2019-20
Peter Connor Labour 2016-20
Salford and Eccles
constituency
Claremont Neil Reynolds Labour 2018-20
Mike Pevitt Labour 2019-20
Barbara Bentham Labour 2016-20
Eccles Michael Wheeler Labour 2018-20
Sharmina August Labour 2019-20
Mike McCusker Labour 2016-20
Irwell Riverside Jane Hamilton Labour 2018-20
Ray Walker Labour 2019-20
Stephen Coen Labour 2016-20
Langworthy John Warmisham Labour 2018-20
Gina Reynolds Labour 2019-20
Wilson Nkurunziza Labour 2016-20
Ordsall Tanya Burch Labour 2018-20
Ann-Marie Humphreys Labour 2019-20
Ray Mashiter Labour 2016-20
Pendlebury Sophia Linden Labour 2018-20
John Ferguson Labour Co-op 2019-20
Barry Warner Labour 2016-20
Swinton North Bill Hinds Labour 2018-20
Jim Dawson Labour 2019-20
Derek Antrobus Labour Co-op 2016-20
Swinton South Stuart Dickman Labour 2018-20
Jim Cammell Labour 2019-20
Heather Fletcher Labour 2016-20
Weaste & Seedley Ronnie Wilson Labour Co-op 2018-20
Madeline Wade Labour 2019-20
Stephen Hesling Labour 2016-20
Worsley and Eccles
South constituency
Barton David Jolley Labour 2018-20
Michele Barnes Labour 2019-20
John Mullen Labour 2016-20
Boothstown and Ellenbrook Jillian Collinson Conservative 2018-20
Darren Ward Conservative 2019-20
Bob Clarke Conservative 2016-20
Cadishead Joan Walsh Labour 2018-20
Lewis Nelson Labour 2019-20
John Walsh Labour 2016-20
Irlam Roger Jones Labour Co-op 2018-20
Darren Goulden Independent 2019-20
Tracy Kelly Labour 2016-20
Little Hulton Colette Weir Labour 2018-20
Kate Lewis Labour 2019-20
Rob Sharpe Labour 2016-20
Walkden North Adrian Brocklehurst Labour Co-op 2018-20
Samantha Bellamy Labour 2019-20
Brendan Ryan Labour 2016-20
Walkden South Laura Edwards Labour 2018-20
Joshua Brooks Labour 2019-20
Richard Critchley Labour 2016-20
Winton Margaret Morris Labour 2018-20
Paula Boshell Labour 2019-20
David Lancaster Labour 2016-20
Worsley Les Turner Conservative 2018-20
Robin Garrido Conservative 2019-20
Karen Garrido Conservative 2016-20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Councillor Paul Dennett". sccdemocracy.salford.gov.uk. Salford City Council. Retrieved 12 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Ceremonial Mayor of Salford". sccdemocracy.salford.gov.uk. Salford City Council. Retrieved 12 April 2017.
  3. ^ "About us". urbanvision.org.uk. Urban Vision.
  4. ^ "Salford". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
  5. ^ "Your Councillors". sccdemocracy.salford.gov.uk. Salford City Council. Retrieved 6 October 2017.

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