Leicester

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

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.

The Conservatives gained a seat in Humberstone and Hamilton ward from Labour at a byelection on 22 July.

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)
£2012.44