Leicester

  • Council Control: Lab Mayor
  • Conservatives 1
  • Labour 52
  • Liberal Democrats 1
  • Green 0
  • 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 is the directly-elected Mayor.

Lindsay Broadwell (Western) moved from Labour to Independent in July 2022.

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)
£2078.26