Lancaster City Council

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Lancaster City Council is the 60-member elected local council for the City of Lancaster.[1] Template:Infobox legislature

Council leadership

The Leader of the Council is elected by a majority of Councillors every two years.[2] The City Council's executive is comprised of a 10-member Cabinet, appointed by the Leader of the Council. Since December 2020, the Cabinet has included councillors from four political groups.[1]

Cabinet[1]

Portfolio Councillor Party
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Leader of the Council Cllr Dr Erica Lewis Labour
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Natural Environment Cllr Dave Brookes Green
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Sustainable Neighbourhoods Cllr Gina Dowding Green
style="background-color: Template:Independent (politician)/meta/color"| Economic Recovery and Resilience Cllr Merv Evans Independent Group
Climate Action Cllr Kevin Frea Eco-Socialist Independent
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Sustainable Economic Prosperity Cllr Tim Hamilton-Cox Green
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Economic Regeneration and Planning Cllr Janice Hanson Labour
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Housing Cllr Caroline Jackson Green
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Arts, Culture, Leisure and Wellbeing Cllr Jean Parr Labour
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Finance and Resources Cllr Anne Whitehead Labour

Committees[3]

Scrutiny committees

Committee Chair Party
style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Overview and Scrutiny Committee Cllr Tricia Heath MBI
style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Budget and Performance Panel Cllr Adrian Duggan Conservative

Other committees

Committee Chair Party
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Licencing Committee Cllr Colin Hartley Labour
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Planning Regulatory Committee Cllr Anna Thornberry Labour
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Personnel Committee Cllr Oliver Robinson Labour
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Appeals Committee Cllr Philip Black Labour
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Standards Committee Cllr Mandy King Labour
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Audit Committee Cllr Paul Stubbins Green
style="background-color: Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/color"| Council Business Committee Cllr Joyce Pritchard Liberal Democrat

Electoral History

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Election Seats
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"|Lab style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color|Con style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color|MBI style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color|G style="background-color: Template:Liberal Democrats (UK)/meta/color|LD style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color|Ind
2003 20 10 11 7 8 0
2007 15 12 11 12 5 5
2011 24 16 8 8 0 4
2015 29 12 2 9 0 1
2019 21 12 14 10 3 0

Councillors by ward

Ward Councillor Party Term of office
Bare Ward style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr Tony Anderson Independent Group 2011–2015, 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Stephie Barber Conservative 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Sarah Knight MBI 2019–present
Bolton and Slyne Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Keith Budden Conservative 1995–2015, 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Malcolm Thomas Conservative 2003–present
style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr John Wild Conservative 2015–present
Bulk Ward style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Lucie Carrington Green 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Tim Hamilton-Cox Green 2011–present
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Caroline Jackson Green 2013–present
Carnforth and Millhead Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Melanie Guilding Conservative 2015–present
style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr John Reynolds Independent Group 2016–present
style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Peter Yates Conservative 2015–present
Castle Ward style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Dave Brookes Green 2011–present
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Paul Stubbins Green 2019–present
Ellel Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Richard Austen-Baker Conservative 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr David Whitworth Conservative 2019–present
Halton-with-Aughton Ward Cllr Kevin Frea Eco-Socialist Independent 2017–present
Harbour Ward style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr Darren Clifford Independent Group 2015–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Janice Hanson Labour 1995–1999, 2003–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr David Whittaker Labour 1999–2007, 2011–present
Heysham Central Ward style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Geoff Knight MBI 1995–present
style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Cary Matthews MBI 2019–present
Heysham North Ward style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Victoria Boyd-Power MBI 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr Roger Cleet Independent Group 2019–present
Heysham South Ward style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Alan Biddulph Labour 2015–present
style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Mike Greenall MBI 1999–2015, 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Colin Hartley Labour 2015–present
John O'Gaunt Ward style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Dr Erica Lewis Labour 2019–present
Cllr Faye Penny Eco-Socialist Independent 2019–present
Cllr Alistair Sinclair Eco-Socialist Independent 2019–present
Kellet Ward style="background-color: Template:Vacant/meta/color"| Vacant
Lower Lune Valley Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Joan Jackson Conservative 2011–present
style="background-color: Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/color"| Cllr Joyce Pritchard Liberal Democrat 1999–2011, 2019–present
Marsh Ward style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Mandy Bannon Green 2011–present
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Gina Dowding Green 1999–2007, 2019–present
Overton Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Andrew Gardiner Conservative 2015–2019, 2019–present
Poulton Ward style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Tricia Heath MBI 1993–2003, 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr Debbie Jenkins Independent Group 2019–present
Scotforth East Ward style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Anne Whitehead Labour 2015–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Jason Wood Labour 2019–present
Scotforth West Ward style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Tim Dant Green 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Abi Mills Green 2014–present
style="background-color: Template:Green Party of England and Wales/meta/color"| Cllr Joanna Young Green 2019–present
Silverdale Ward style="background-color: Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/color"| Cllr June Greenwell Liberal Democrat 1991–1995, 2019–present
Skerton East Ward style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Abbott Bryning Labour 1967–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Robert Redfern Labour 1999–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Anna Thornberry Labour 2019–present
Skerton West Ward style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Philip Black Labour 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Mandy King Labour 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Jean Parr Labour 2017–present
Torrisholme Ward style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Paul Anderton MBI 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Roger Dennison MBI 2007–2015, 2019–present
University and Scotforth Rural Ward Cllr Jack O'Dwyer-Henry Eco-Socialist Independent 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Labour Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Oliver Robinson Labour 2018–present
Cllr Katie Whearty Eco-Socialist Independent 2019–present
Upper Lune Valley Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Stewart Southern Conservative 2019–present
Warton Ward style="background-color: Template:Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color"| Cllr Adrian Duggan Conservative 2019–present
Westgate Ward style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr Merv Evans Independent Group 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Morecambe Bay Independents/meta/color"| Cllr Jason Firth MBI 2019–present
style="background-color: Template:Independent/meta/color"| Cllr Jake Goodwin Independent Group 2019–present

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Council structure". Lancaster City Council. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  2. "Lancaster City Council elects new leader". Lancaster City Council. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  3. "Agenda for Council on Monday, 18th May 2020, 6.00 p.m." committeeadmin.lancaster.gov.uk. 2020-05-18. Retrieved 2020-12-15.

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