Lewisham London Borough Council

Lewisham London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Lewisham in Greater London, England. It is a London borough council, one of 32 in the United Kingdom capital of London. The council is unusual in that its executive function is controlled by a directly elected mayor of Lewisham, currently Damien Egan. Lewisham is divided into 19 wards, each electing two or three councillors. There are currently 16 three member wards and 3 two member wards. Following the May 2018 election, Lewisham London Borough Council comprises 54 Labour Party councillors. The council was created by the London Government Act 1963 and replaced two local authorities: Deptford Metropolitan Borough Council and Lewisham Metropolitan Borough Council.

Lewisham London Borough Council
Executive mayor elected every four years
Whole council elected every four years
Coat of arms or logo
Coat of Arms
Speaker of Council
Tauseef Anwar, Labour
since 2020/2021
Damien Egan, Labour
since 3 May 2018
Deputy Mayor
Brenda Dacres, Labour
Chief Executive
Jennifer Daothong (acting)
since March 2023
SeatsElected mayor
54 councillors[1]
Lewisham Council composition
Political groups
Administration (54)
  Labour (54)
Opposition (0)
First past the post
Last election
5 May 2022
Next election
7 May 2026
Meeting place
Town Hall, Catford Road
Council Website

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