Sevenoaks District Council elections

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Sevenoaks is a non-metropolitan district in Kent, England.

Sevenoaks Market town and civil parish in western Kent, England

Sevenoaks is a town and civil parish with a population of 29,506 situated south-east of London in western Kent, England. It is served by a commuter main line railway into London. Sevenoaks is 21 miles (34 km) from Charing Cross, the traditional centre of London. It is the principal town of the Sevenoaks district, followed by Swanley and Edenbridge.

Non-metropolitan district Type of local government district in England

Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England. As created, they are sub-divisions of non-metropolitan counties in a two-tier arrangement.

Kent County of England

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.

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Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:

Council elections

The 2015 Sevenoaks District Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Sevenoaks District Council in England. It was held on the same day as other local elections.

District result maps

By-election results

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References

  1. The District of Sevenoaks (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  2. legislation.gov.uk - The Kent (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  3. legislation.gov.uk - The Greater London, Kent and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. legislation.gov.uk - The District of Sevenoaks (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. legislation.gov.uk - The Sevenoaks (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.