Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council

Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council is the local authority for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in Greater London, England. It is a London borough council, one of 32 in the United Kingdom capital of London. Kensington and Chelsea is divided into 18 wards, each electing either two or three councillors.[1] The council was created by the London Government Act 1963 and replaced two local authorities: Kensington Metropolitan Borough Council and Chelsea Metropolitan Borough Council.

Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council
Coat of arms or logo
Coat of arms
Council logo
Founded1 April 1965
Preceded byChelsea Borough Council
Kensington Borough Council
Mayor of Kensington & Chelsea
Gerard Hargreaves
since 20 May 2020
Leader of the Council
Elizabeth Campbell, Conservative
since 19 Jul 2017
Chief executive
Barry Quirk
since 22 August 2018
Seats50 councillors
Kensington and Chelsea Council composition
Political groups
  Conservative (35)
Other parties
  Labour (13)
  Liberal Democrat (2)
Length of term
Whole council elected every four years
Last election
5 May 2022
Next election
7 May 2026
Meeting place
Town Hall, Hornton Street

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