Islington London Borough Council

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Islington London Borough Council serves as the local authority for the London Borough of Islington located in Greater London, England. This council was established under the London Government Act 1963 and took over the roles of two previous local authorities: Finsbury Metropolitan Borough Council and Islington Metropolitan Borough Council.

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Islington Council
Coat of arms
Islington Council logo
Mayor of Islington
Troy Gallagher
Leader of the Council
Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Labour
since 20 May 2021
Deputy Leader
Diarmaid Ward, Labour
Leader of the Opposition
Acting Head of Paid Service
Stephen Biggs
since July 2023
Seats51 councillors
Political groups
Administration (48)
  Labour (48)
Other parties (3)
  Green (3)
Length of term
4 years
First past the post
Last election
3 May 2018
Next election
5 May 2022
Meeting place
Islington Town Hall

As a London borough council, it is one of the 32 councils within the capital city of London in the United Kingdom. Islington is subdivided into 17 wards, each responsible for electing three councillors.[1] Following the May 2022 elections, Islington Council comprises 48 Labour Party councillors and 3 Green Party councillors.[2] Among these 51 councillors, Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz holds the position of the council's Leader, while Councillor Marian Spall serves as the Mayor.[3][4]