Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is the local authority for the Borough of Tunbridge Wells.

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Type
Type
History
Founded1 April 1974
Leadership
Mayor
James Scholes
Leader of the Council
Alan McDermott, Conservatives
Seats48 councillors
Elections
First past the post
Last election
2 May 2019
Meeting place
Town Hall, Tunbridge Wells
Website
www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk

The Council is composed of 48 councillors representing 20 wards across the borough. Eight wards are within Royal Tunbridge Wells itself including Broadwater, Culverden; Pantiles & St Marks; Park; Rusthall; Sherwood & St John's and St. James. The remainder are rural wards covering the other main towns and villages.

Political controlEdit

As of the November 2019 election the political composition of the Council is:

  • Conservatives: 27 seats
  • Liberal Democrats: 10 seats
  • Labour: 4 seats
  • Tunbridge Wells Alliance: 6 seats
  • Independent: 1 seat

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