Leicester

  • Council Control: Lab Mayor
  • Conservatives 0
  • Labour 53
  • Liberal Democrats 1
  • Green 0
  • Other 1

Independent 1. East Midlands city, known for its ethnic diversity (particularly south Asians). An important university centre; was shortlisted for UK City of Culture in 2013. Sir Peter Soulsby is the directly-elected Mayor.

John Thomas (Humberstone and Hamilton) moved from Labour to Independent in November 2019.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
New Walk Centre, Welford Place, Leicester LE1 6ZG

Phone
0116 254 9922

Website
http://www.leicester.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1842.04