The borough has 44 councillors in 21 electoral wards. 

The role of a councillor 

The role of a councillor is to: 

  • agree policies about the provision of services 
  • decide how our money is spent 
  • represent their community and the people in their ward 

Councillors are elected for a term of four years. 

How do I contact my councillor? 

They can be contacted by: 

  • phone 
  • email 
  • at councillor surgeries where they meet people face to face 

Councillor allowances 

Councillors are unpaid but they do receive allowances. The details of the allowances are published every year. All councillors must also complete a ‘register of interests form’ which is published on the website on the councillors' page.   

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