Your councillors

The Council has 41 Councillors, three in 13 of the wards and two in one ward (Englefield Green East), elected to represent the public.

The balance of the Council as of 20 May 2019 is:

  • 25 Conservative Group
  • 6   Runnymede Independent Residents' Group (RIRG)
  • 3   Liberal Democrats Group
  • 2   Independent Group
  • 2   Labour and Co-Operative Group
  • 2   Runnymede Residents and Community Group (RRC)
  • 1   Green (Councillor Brierley)

To find out who is your ward councillor and to contact them, see our Councillors  or  Find my local councillor page.

Leader of the Council:   Councillor Nick Prescot
Deputy Leader of the Council:  Councillor Marisa Heath

Leader of Runnymede Independent Residents' Group:  Councillor Linda Gillham
Deputy Leader of Runnymede Independent Residents' Group: Councillor Alan Alderson

Leader of the Liberal Democrats: Councillor Donald Whyte
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats:
Councillor Theresa Burton

Leader of the Independent Group:  Councillor Malcolm Cressey
Deputy Leader of the Independent Group: Councillor John Olorenshaw

Leader of the Labour and Co-Operative Party:  Councillor Arran Neathey
Deputy Leader of the Labour and Co-Operative Party: 
Councillor Robert King

Leader of the Runnymede Residents and Community Group: Councillor Michael Kusneraitis
Deputy Leader of the Runnymede Residents and Community Group: Councillor Stewart Mackay

 

 

The Mayor of Runnymede for 2019-20:  Councillor Parshotam Sohi
Deputy Mayor: Councillor Elaine Gill

The next Borough Elections will be held in 2020 when one third of the local borough councillors are up for election. 

Councillors undertake official duties in their own time and receive a small allowance, mainly to cover out of pocket expenses.

All 41 councillors (the full Council) meet several times each year. They approve the budget, level of Council Tax, consider a variety of key policy issues and discuss local matters of concern and governance.

Icon for pdf Diary of Committee Meetings 2019/20 [48.02KB]

 

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