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

Staffordshire County Council
Arms of Staffordshire County Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Chair of the Council
Cllr Kath Perry, Conservative
since May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Philip Atkins OBE, Conservative
since May 2009
Chief Executive
John Henderson
since May 2015
Structure
Seats62 councillors
Staffordshire County Council composition
Political groups
Administration
     Conservative (51)
Other Parties
     Labour (10)
     Independent (1)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
First past the post
Last election
4 May 2017
Next election
6 May 2021
Meeting place
County Buildings Stafford Guy Cockin.JPG
County Buildings, Stafford
Website
www.staffordshire.gov.uk

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]

Council election resultsEdit

Results summaryEdit

Staffordshire County Council Election, 2017[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 51 +17 53.8 116,644
  Labour 10 -14 28.0 60,697
  Other parties 1 -1 2.7 5,789
  UKIP 0 -2 6.0 12,947
  Green 0 0 5.0 10,897
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 4.6 10,017
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Role of County Council". Staffordshire County Council. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Role of the Cabinet". Staffordshire County Council. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Staffordshire County Council election results 2017". Staffordshire County Council. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2017.