Islington London Borough Council

Islington London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Islington in Greater London, England. The council was created by the London Government Act 1963 and replaced two local authorities: Finsbury Metropolitan Borough Council and Islington Metropolitan Borough Council. It is a London borough council, one of 32 in the United Kingdom capital of London. Islington is divided into 16 wards, each electing three councillors.[3] Following the May 2018 election, and a subsequent defection, Islington Council comprises 46 Labour Party councillors, 1 Green Party councillor, and 1 Conservative Party councillor.[4] Of these 48 councillors, the Leader of the Council is Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz, while the Mayor is Councillor Troy Gallagher.[5][6]

Islington Council
Coat of arms
Type
Type
Leadership
Mayor of Islington
Cllr Troy Gallagher
Leader of the Council
Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Labour
since 20 May 2021
Deputy Leader
Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Labour
Opposition
Chief executive
Linzi Roberts-Egan
since September 2019
Structure
Seats48 councillors
Political groups
Administration (45)
  Labour (45)
Other parties (3)
  Green (1)
  Conservative (1)[1]
  Independent (1)[2]
Length of term
4 years
Elections
First past the post
Last election
3 May 2018
Next election
May 2022
Meeting place
Islington Town Hall
Website
www.islington.gov.uk