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Manchester City Council

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Manchester City Council is the local authority for Manchester, a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England. Manchester is the sixth largest city in England by population.[4] Its city council is composed of 96 councillors, three for each of the 32 electoral wards of Manchester. The council is controlled by the Labour Party and led by Bev Craig. The official opposition is the Green Party with three councillors. Joanne Roney is the chief executive. Many of the council's staff are based at Manchester Town Hall.

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Manchester City Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Donna Ludford,
Labour
since 18 May 2022[1]
Leader
Bev Craig,
Labour
since 1 December 2021[2]
Chief executive
Joanne Roney
since April 2017
Structure
Seats96 councillors[3]
Political groups
Administration (91)
  Labour (91)
Opposition (3)
  Green (3)
Other (2)
  Liberal Democrats (2)
Joint committees
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Police, Fire and Crime Panel
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Last election
2022 (32 councillors)
Next election
2023
Meeting place
Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester
Website
www.manchester.gov.uk
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