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Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside 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 Tameside.

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Third of council elected three years out of four
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Coat of arms
Founded1 April 1974
Civic Mayor
Cllr Leigh Drennan, Labour
since 21 May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Brenda Warrington, Labour
since 31 January 2018
Chief executive
Steven Pleasant MBE
Seats57 councillors
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council composition.svg
Political groups
     Labour (51)
Other parties
     Conservative (5)
     Green (1)
Joint committees
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Police and Crime Panel
Last election
2019 (one third of councillors)
2018 (one third of councillors)
2016 (one third of councillors)
Next election
2020 (one third of councillors)
2022 (one third of councillors)
2023 (one third of councillors)

The council was documented in the 2014 BBC TV series Call the Council, which showed its workers carrying out their duties.[1]

Parliamentary representationEdit

Tameside is currently covered by three constituencies: Ashton-under-Lyne (six wards), Denton and Reddish (five wards) and Stalybridge and Hyde (eight wards).[2]

Wards and councillorsEdit

Each ward is represented by three councillors.[3]

Council Wards
1 Ashton Hurst
2 Ashton St. Michael's
3 Ashton Waterloo
4 Droylsden East
5 Droylsden West
6 St. Peters
7 Audenshaw
8 Denton North East
9 Denton South
10 Denton West
11 Dukinfield
12 Dukinfield / Stalybridge
13 Hyde Godley
14 Hyde Newton
15 Hyde Werneth
16 Longdendale
17 Mossley
18 Stalybridge North
19 Stalybridge South
Parliamentary constituency Ward Councillor Party Term of office
Ashton Hurst Dolores Lewis Labour 2018–22
Mike Glover Labour 2019–23
Leigh Drennan Labour 2016–20
Ashton St. Michael's Bill Fairfoull Labour 2018–22
Yvonne Cartey Labour 2019–23
Margaret Sidebottom Labour 2016–20
Ashton Waterloo Vimal Choksi Labour 2018–22
Lee Huntbach Green 2019–23
Pauline Hollinshead Labour 2018–20
Droylsden East Susan Quinn Labour 2018–22
Laura Boyle Labour 2019–23
David Mills Labour 2017–20
Droylsden West Barrie Holland Labour 2018–22
Ann Holland Labour 2019–23
Gerald Cooney Labour 2016–20
St. Peters Joyce Bowerman Labour 2018–22
David McNally Labour 2019–23
Warren Bray Labour 2016–20
Denton and Reddish
Audenshaw Oliver Ryan Labour 2018–22
Charlotte Martin Labour 2019–23
Teresa Smith Labour 2016–20
Denton North East Vincent Ricci Labour 2018–22
Allison Gwynne Labour 2019–23
Denise Ward Labour 2016–20
Denton South Claire Reid Labour 2018–22
Jack Naylor Labour 2019–23
George Newton Labour 2016–20
Denton West Michael Smith Labour 2018–22
Brenda Warrington Labour 2019–23
Dawson Lane Labour 2016–20
Dukinfield Jackie Lane Labour 2018–22
John Taylor Labour 2019–23
Brian Wild Labour 2016–20
Stalybridge and Hyde
Dukinfield / Stalybridge Eleanor Wills Labour 2018–22
David Sweeton Labour 2019–23
Leanne Feeley Labour 2016–20
Hyde Godley Jim Fitzpatrick Labour 2018–22
Betty Affleck Labour 2019–23
Joe Kitchen Labour 2016–20
Hyde Newton Philip Fitzpatrick Labour 2018–22
Helen Bowden Labour 2019–23
Peter Robinson Labour 2016–20
Hyde Werneth Phil Chadwick Conservative 2018–22
Shibley Alam Labour 2019–23
Ruth Welsh Conservative 2016–20
Longdendale Janet Cooper Labour 2018–22
Jacqueline Owen Labour 2019–23
Chris Buglass Labour 2016–20
Mossley Stephen Homer Labour 2018–22
Tafheen Sharif Labour 2019–23
Jack Homer Labour 2016–20
Stalybridge North Sam Gosling Labour 2018–22
Adrian Pearce Labour 2019–23
Jan Jackson Labour 2016–20
Stalybridge South Liam Billington Conservative 2018–22
Clive Patrick Conservative 2019–23
Doreen Dickinson Conservative 2016–20

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Dorsett, Bethan. "Tameside Council workers return to TV with second series of the BBC's Call the Council". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Your MPs". Tameside MBC. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Your Councillors by Ward". Tameside MBC. Retrieved 29 December 2017.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
LBC Council of the Year
Succeeded by