Medway

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 21
  • Labour 31
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 7

Independent Group 4, Independent members 3. A cluster of industrial towns around the Medway estuary in north Kent: Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Strood, Rainham. Rochester, with historic associations with Charles Dickens, lost city status when it failed to establish Charter Trustees in 1998.

Elizabeth Turpin (Strood Rural) moved from Conservative to Independent in February 2024 and joined the Independent group in May 2024. Stephen Hubbard (Strood North and Frindsbury) and Satinder Shokar (Strood West) have been suspended from the Labour group,

Next local elections
2027

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Phone
01634 306000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£2108.35