Our local councils

The Liberal Democrats have over just over 2,500 councillors in England and Wales and just under 2,600 councillors across the UK, currently leading or having the deputy leadership in 49 councils across England and Wales (50 including Argyll and Bute in Scotland).


  • Over 3.5 million people live in council areas with a Lib Dem Leader or Deputy Leader.
  • Liberal Democrats control or influence over £5.2 billion pounds of public spending each year through having a Lib Dem Leader or Deputy Leader.

Name

First Name

Last Name

Position

Organisation

Cllr Steve Jordan

Steve

Jordan

Leader of the Council

Cheltenham Borough Council

Cllr Mark Cory

Mark

Cory

Leader of the Council

Colchester Borough Council

Cllr David Tutt

David

Tutt

Leader of the Council

Eastbourne Borough Council

Cllr Keith House

Keith

House

Leader of the Council

Eastleigh Borough Council

Cllr Martin Cox

Martin

Cox

Leader of the Council

Maidstone Borough Council

Cllr John Boyce

John

Boyce

Leader of the Council

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council

Cllr Giles Archibald

Giles

Archibald

Leader of the Council

South Lakeland District Council

Cllr Ruth Dombey OBE

Ruth

Dombey

Leader of the Council

Sutton London Borough Council

Cllr Sara Bedford

Sara

Bedford

Leader of the Council

Three Rivers District Council

Cllr David Neighbour

David

Neighbour

Leader of the Council

Hart District Council

Cllr Keith Aspden

Keith

Aspden

Leader of the Council

City of York Council

Cllr Bridget Smith

Bridget

Smith

Leader of the Council

South Cambridgeshire District Council

Cllr Liz Green

Liz

Green

Leader of the Council

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Cllr Gareth Roberts

Gareth

Roberts

Leader of the Council

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Cllr Gerald Vernon Jackson

Gerald

Vernon-Jackson

Leader of the Council

Portsmouth City Council

Cllr Val Keitch

Val

Keitch

Leader of the Council

South Somerset District Council

Cllr Sarah Butikofer

Sarah

Butikofer

Leader of the Council

North Norfolk District Council

Cllr Stephen Robinson

Stephen

Robinson

Leader of the Council

Chelmsford City Council

Cllr Federica Smith-Roberts

Federica

Smith-Roberts

Leader of the Council

Somerset West & Taunton Distrcit Council

Cllr Joe Harris

Joe

Harris

Leader of the Council

Cotswold District Council

Cllr Stuart Bray

Stuart

Bray

Leader of the Council

Hickley & Bosworth Distrcit Council

Cllr Gordon Hook

Gordon

Hook

Leader of the Council

Teignbridge District Council

Cllr Emily Smith

Emily

Smith

Leader of the Council

Vale of White Horse District Council

Cllr Lucille Thompson

Lucille

Thompson

Leader of the Council

Winchester City Council

Cllr Stephen Cooksey

Stephen

Cooksey

Leader of the Council

Mole Valley District Counicl

Cllr Dine Romero

Dine

Romero

Leader of the Council

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Cllr David Worden

David

Worden

Leader of the Council

North Devon District Council

Cllr Viginia Taylor

Viginia

Taylor

Leader of the Council

Eden District Council

Cllr Vikki Slade

Vikki

Slade

Leader of the Council

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Cllr Steve Darling

Steve

Darling

Leader of the Council

Torbay Council

Cllr Ros Wykes

Ros

Wykes

Leader of the Council

Mendip District Council

Cllr Sue Cooper

Sue

Cooper

Leader of the Council

South Oxfordshire District Council

Cllr Chris White

Chris

White

Leader of the Council

St Alban's District Council

Cllr Caroline Reeves

Caroline

Reeves

Leader of the Council

Guildford Borough Council

Cllr Dr James Walsh

Dr James

Walsh

Leader of the Council

Arun District Council 

Mayor Dave Hodgson MBE

Dave

Hodgson

Elected Mayor

Bedford Borough Council

Mayor Peter Taylor

Peter

Taylor

Elected Mayor

Watford Borough Council

Cllr Adam Paynter

Adam

Paynter

Deputy Leader of the Council

Cornwall Council

Cllr Peter Thornton

Peter

Thornton

Deputy Leader of the Council

Cumbria County Council

Cllr Tom Wells

Tom

Wells

Deputy Leader of the Council

Malvern Hills District Council

Cllr Mike Bell

Mike

Bell

Deputy Leader of the Council

North Somerset Council

Cllr Paul Follows

Paul

Follows

Deputy Leader of the Council

Waverley Borough Council

Cllr Paul Clark

Paul

Clark

Deputy Leader of the Council

North Herts District Council

Cllr Karen King - 

Karen

King

Deputy Leader of the Council

Redcar & Cleveland Council

Cllr Fran Oborski

Fran

Oborski

Deputy Leader of the Council

Wyre Forest District Council

Cllr Margaret Lishman

Margaret

Lishman

Deputy Leader of the Council

Burnley Borough Council

Cllr Sue Prochak

Sue

Prochak

Deputy Leader of the Council

Rother District Council

Cllr David Whipp

David

Whipp

Deputy Leader of the Council

Pendle Borough Council

Cllr James Maccleary

James

Maccleary

Deputy Leader of the Council

Lewes District Council