Hertfordshire County Council
Chair of the Council
Leader of the Council
since 12 October 2018
|East of England Local Government Association|
Length of term
|First past the post|
|6 May 2021|
Hertfordshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Hertfordshire, in England, the United Kingdom. After the 2021 election, it consists of 78 councillors, and is controlled by the Conservative Party, which has 46 councillors, versus 23 Liberal Democrats and 9 Labour councillors. It is a member of the East of England Local Government Association.
Main article: Hertfordshire County Council elections
Elections are held every four years, interspersed by three years of elections to the ten district councils in the county.
Conservative candidates represent most of the county's rural areas, and almost all of eastern Hertfordshire is Conservative-controlled. St Albans, Three Rivers and Watford are Liberal Democrat strong areas, whilst Stevenage is Labour's strongest area. All seats in the district of Broxbourne are represented by Conservative councillors.
The Cabinet consists of the Leader of the Council and other Executive Members.
|Leader of the County Council||Richard Roberts||Conservative|
|Deputy Leader||Morris Bright||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Resources and Performance||Bob Deering||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Education, Libraries and Life Long Learning||Terry Douris||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Growth, Infrastructure and Planning||Stephen Boulton||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Highways and Transport||Phil Bibby||Conservative|
|Executive Member for the Environment||Eric Buckmaster||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families||Teresa Heritage||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Adult Care, Health and Wellbeing||Stella Nash||Conservative|
|Executive Member for Public Health and Community Safety||Morris Bright||Conservative|
|1973||No overall control|
|1985||No overall control|
|1993||No overall control|
|1997||No overall control|