East Hertfordshire District Council

Last updated
East Herts Council
East Herts Council.svg
Type
Type
Leadership
Leader
Councillor Linda Haysey, Conservative
Leader of the Opposition
Councillor Mione H Goldspink, Liberal Democrats
Structure
Seats50 councillors
UK East Herts District Council 2019.svg
Political groups
Executive (40)
  •   Conservatives (40)

Opposition (10)

Elections
First past the post
Last election
2 May 2019
Meeting place
Wallfields, Pegs Ln, Hertford
Website
http://www.eastherts.gov.uk

East Hertfordshire District Council is the local authority for the East Hertfordshire non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. East Hertfordshire covers most of the eastern third of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Bishop's Stortford, the largest settlement in the district, with a secondary council office in Hertford, the county town.

The Council consists of 50 elected members, representing thirty electoral wards. 16 of the wards elect one councillor each. The remaining fourteen, primarily in Bishop's Stortford, Hertford, and Ware, elect more than one councillor; eight elect two members each, and a further six elect three.

The Council is currently controlled by the Conservatives, who won all of the seats in 2015. However, in 2019 they lost 10 seats leaving them with 40 councillors. The Green Party secured representation on the Council for the first time ever.

East Hertfordshire District Council Offices, located in Bishop's Stortford East Herts District Council Offices - geograph.org.uk - 140667.jpg
East Hertfordshire District Council Offices, located in Bishop's Stortford

Wards

East Hertfordshire consists of thirty wards. Wards electing two members are denoted with an asterisk (*). Wards electing three members are denoted with an obelisk (†).

Coordinates: 51°52′18″N0°09′41″E / 51.8716°N 0.1613°E / 51.8716; 0.1613

Related Research Articles

St Albans City and District Place in England

The City and District of St Albans is a local authority district in Hertfordshire in the East of England region. The main urban settlements are St Albans and Harpenden. The council offices are in St Albans.

East Hertfordshire Non-metropolitan district in England

East Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. It was named as the UK’s best place to live according to the Halifax Quality of Life survey 2020.

Dacorum Local government district in England

The Borough of Dacorum is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England that includes the towns of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring and the western part of Kings Langley. The district, which was formed in 1974, had a population of 137,799 in 2001. Its name was taken from the old hundred of Dacorum which covered approximately the same area. It is the westernmost of Hertfordshire's districts, being bordered to the west by the Chiltern and Aylesbury Vale districts of Buckinghamshire.

Three Rivers District Non-metropolitan district in England

Three Rivers is a local government district in south-west Hertfordshire, England. Its council is based in Rickmansworth.

Diocese of St Albans

The Diocese of St Albans forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England and is part of the wider Church of England, in turn part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Broxbourne (UK Parliament constituency)

Broxbourne is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Charles Walker of the Conservative Party.

Hertford and Stortford (UK Parliament constituency)

Hertford and Stortford is a constituency currently represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament by Julie Marson of the Conservative Party.

North East Hertfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

North East Hertfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Oliver Heald, a Conservative.

Hertford was the name of a parliamentary constituency in Hertfordshire, which elected Members of Parliament (MPs) from 1298 until 1974.

East Hertfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

East Hertfordshire was a parliamentary constituency in the county of Hertfordshire from 1955 to 1983. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District Council is the local authority for the Three Rivers non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Three Rivers is located in the south-west of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Rickmansworth, the largest settlement in the district, but also comprises Abbots Langley, Chorleywood, Croxley Green, Maple Cross, Mill End, Sarratt and South Oxhey.

Watford Borough Council

Watford Borough Council is the local authority for the Watford non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Watford is located in the south-west of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The council is based in the Town Hall on Hempstead Road.

Stevenage Borough Council

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is the local authority for the Stevenage non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Stevenage is located in the north-east of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region.

Dacorum Borough Council

Dacorum Borough Council is the local authority for the Dacorum non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Dacorum is located in the north-west of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Hemel Hempstead, the largest settlement in the district.

Broxbourne Borough Council is the local authority for the Broxbourne non-metropolitan district of Hertfordshire, England. Broxbourne is located in the south-east of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Cheshunt, the largest settlement in the district.

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is the local authority for the Welwyn Hatfield non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Welwyn Hatfield is located in the centre of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Welwyn Garden City, the largest settlement in the district.

North Hertfordshire District Council

North Hertfordshire District Council is the local authority for the North Hertfordshire non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. North Hertfordshire covers the northern part of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council's offices are in Letchworth, one of the largest settlements in the district.

Hertsmere Borough Council

Hertsmere Borough Council is the local authority for the Hertsmere non-metropolitan district of England, the United Kingdom. Hertsmere is located in the south of Hertfordshire, in the East of England region. The Council itself is based in Borehamwood, the largest settlement in the district.

Wareside

Wareside is a small village and civil parish in the East Hertfordshire District, in the county of Hertfordshire. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census is 735. It is approximately 3 miles away from the town of Ware and the larger town of Hertford, the county town of Hertfordshire. Nearby villages include Widford, Hunsdon, Babbs Green and Bakers End. Nearby hamlets include Cold Christmas and Helham Green. The B1004 linking Ware to Bishop's Stortford goes through the village and the main A10 road can be picked up at Thundridge. Fanhams Hall Road also links Wareside back to Ware. Ware railway station on the Hertford East Branch Line is located two and a half miles away.