Our local councils

The Liberal Democrats have 1,700 councillors in England and Wales and 1,800 across the UK, leading 14 councils and having the deputy leadership in a further five.

Liberal Democrat Leaders of Local Authorities

The following Local Authorities are currently led by Liberal Democrats:

Mayor Dave Hodgson, Bedford Borough Council
Cllr Steve Jordan, Cheltenham Borough Council
Cllr Adam Paynter, Cornwall Council
Cllr Paul Smith, Colchester Borough Council
Cllr David Tutt, Eastbourne Borough Council
Cllr Keith House, Eastleigh Borough Council
Cllr David Neighbour, Hart District Council
Cllr Fran Wilson, Maidstone Borough Council
Cllr John Boyce, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
Cllr Giles Archibald, South Lakeland District Council
Cllr Ric Pallister, South Somerset District Council
Cllr Ruth Dombey, Sutton London Borough Council
Cllr Sara Bedford, Three Rivers District Council
Mayor Dorothy Thornhill, Watford Borough Council

Liberal Democrat Deputy Leaders of Local Authorities
Cllr Ian Stewart, Cumbria County Council
Cllr Andrew Davis, Elmbridge Borough Council
Cllr Phil Hobson, Monmouthshire Council
Cllr Tony Greaves, Pendle Borough Council
Cllr Keith Aspden, York City Council