Croydon London Borough Council

Croydon London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Croydon in Greater London, England. It is a London borough council, one of 32 in the United Kingdom capital of London. Croydon is divided into 28 wards, electing 70 councillors.

Croydon London Borough Council
Council logo
FoundedApril 1, 1965 (1965-04-01)
Preceded byCroydon Borough Council and Coulsdon and Purley Urban District Council
New session started
May 25, 2022 (2022-05-25)
Civic Mayor of Croydon[1]
Alisa Flemming, Labour
since May 2022
Jason Perry, Conservative
since May 2022
Deputy Mayor
Lynne Hale, Conservative
since May 2022
Leader of the Opposition
Stuart King, Labour
since May 2022
Chief Executive
Katherine Kerswell
since September 2020
SeatsThe Mayor of Croydon and 70 councillors in 28 wards[2]
Political groups
Administration (34)
  •   Conservative (34)

Opposition (37)

Committees (9)
  • Appointments & Disciplinary
  • Audit & Governance
  • Civic Mayoralty & Honorary Freedom Selection
  • Ethics
  • General Purposes
  • Licensing
  • Pension
  • Planning
  • Scrutiny & Overview
Boards (2)
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Pension
Other Bodies (non-statutory) (17)
  • Adoption Panel
  • Adult Social Services Review Panel
  • Corporate Parenting Panel
  • Croydon Adult Social Services Users' Panel
  • Croydon Arnhem Working Group
  • Cycle Forum
  • Fostering Panel
  • Housing Disability Panel
  • Members' Learning & Development Panel
  • Mobility Forum
  • Public Transport Liaison Panel
  • Safer Neighbourhood Board
  • Schools Forum
  • Sheltered Housing Panel
  • Staff Partnership Panel
  • Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education
  • Tenant & Leaseholder Panel
Joint committees
  • Bandon Hill Cemetery
  • Croydon & Lewisham Street Lighting
  • South London Partnership
  • South London Waste Partnership
Length of term
Whole council elected every four years
First past the post
Last election
5 May 2022
Next election
7 May 2026
Ad Summa Nitamur
Let us strive after Perfection
Meeting place
Croydon Town Hall, CR0 1NX Croydon
Constitution of the London Borough of Croydon

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