Leicester

  • Council Control: Lab Mayor
  • Conservatives 17
  • Labour 31
  • Liberal Democrats 3
  • Green 3
  • Other 1

Independent 1. East Midlands city, known for its ethnic diversity (particularly south Asian communities). Clothing industry and an important university centre; was shortlisted for UK City of Culture in 2013. Sir Peter Soulsby has been directly-elected Mayor since 2011, although with some controversy over whether the role should continue.

Next local elections
2027

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)
£2185.52