Full County Council
Each of part of the County, known as an Electoral Division (comprising around 9,600 voters) is represented by a County Councillor. Burbage Castle, Hinckley and Oadby are represented by two County Councillors and comprise around 18,000 voters.’
The County Council is composed of 55 County Councillors who are elected every 4 years.
The current political makeup of the County Council is illustrated below:
Currently there are
30 Conservative Group Councillors
13 Liberal Democrat Group Councillors
10 Labour Group Councillors
2 UKIP Councillors
All County Councillors meet six times a year at a full county council meeting, in addition to attending other committee meetings
You can view a schedule of full County Council meetings (including the agendas and minutes which are currently available).
You are able to view live or archived meetings of Leicestershire County Council's full County Council meetings.
The role of the full County Council is to:
- Agree the County Council’s Budget;
- Agree the plans which comprise the County Council’s Policy Framework;
- Approve changes to the above;
- Approve changes to the County Council’s Constitution;
- Appoint the Cabinet, Scrutiny Commission and all main bodies;
- Receive reports from the Cabinet and Scrutiny bodies;
- Provide a platform for County Councillors to direct questions toward the Cabinet and Chairmen of Boards and Committees;
- Deal with Notices of Motion – where members can raise any issue for debate.
Find out more about the Authority’s spending
Find out more about the Authority’s plans and policies
Page Last Updated: 15 May 2013