Hull City Council

Hull City Council

(Kingston upon) Hull City Council is the governing body for the unitary authority and city of Kingston upon Hull. It was created in 1972 as the successor to the Corporation of (Kingston upon) Hull, which was also known as Hull Corporation.


Hull City Council consists of 59 councillors which are elected from 23 wards, each ward returning either two or three councillors. [cite web
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Political composition

Hull City Council has been led by a Liberal Democrat administration since 2006. Originally as a minority administration, the Liberal Democrats first gained overall control of the council in 2007. The council had been led by Labour since the early 1970s until 2002. They again led the council as a minority administration between 2003 and 2006.

ee also

*Hull Council election, 2008


External links


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