Melton

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 20
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 1
  • Other 7

Opposition 5 (the group includes the Green Party), Independent 2. North-east Leicestershire, and predominantly rural; main town is Melton Mowbray, famous for pork pies. The council offices burned down in May 2008.

Simon Lumley (Melton Newport) has been suspended from the Conservative whip since June 2020; John Illingworth (Melton Sysonby) has also moved from Conservative to Independent.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Parkside, Burton Street, Melton Mowbray LE13 1GH

Phone
01664 502502

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1888

Upper tier authority
Leicestershire