Hartlepool Borough Council

Hartlepool Borough Council
Third of council elected three years out of four
Founded1 April 1974; 47 years ago (1974-04-01)
Mayor of Hartlepool
Cllr Brenda Loynes, Conservative Party
since 24 June 2019 = [1]
Leader of the Council
Cllr Shane Moore, Independent Union
since 21 May 2019[2][3]
Deputy Leader
Cllr Mike Young, Conservative Party
since 21 May 2019[2][4]
Managing Director
Denise McGuckin
since 11 June 2020 [5]
Seats36 councillors[6]
Political groups
Administration (TBC)
Confidence & Supply (TBC)
Opposition (TBC)
  Conservative (13)
  Labour (11)
  Independent (10)
  Independent Union (2)
Last election
7 May 2015 (one third of councillors)
5 May 2016 (one third of councillors)
2 May 2019 (one third of councillors)
6 May 2021 (All 36 councillors on new boundaries[7])
Meeting place
Civic Centre, Hartlepool

Hartlepool Borough Council is the local authority of the Borough of Hartlepool. It is a unitary authority, with the powers and functions of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. Since 2 May 2013 the council has used the leader and committee hybrid model of executive arrangements. Between 2002 and 2013 it used the rarer mayor and cabinet model with a directly elected mayor of Hartlepool.