Where do I find information on the councillors that represent my ward?
Find your local councillors and contact details:
Use our postcode search to find the ward you live in.
Find out where you can meet the councillors that represent your ward
Councillors – the basics
- We have 51 councillors who represent the city's 17 electoral wards.
- There are three councillors for each electoral ward.
- Elections are held three out of every four years: one councillor from each ward goes through an election process over the three years.
- Councillors are elected to represent residents of their electoral ward, but also have a duty to represent the whole city.
Following the Local Council Elections 2016 , Labour has the majority of seats - find out the breakdown of votes.
- Labour: 26 seats
- Conservative: 17 seats
- Liberal Democrats: 5 seats
- UKIP: 3 seats
All councillors have to follow a Code of Conduct that they must sign. This makes them accountable to the Standards Committee, which investigates breaches of the Code.