Who are my councillors?

Find out about the political structures of both councils and who your local councillor is.

Political Structure

Lewes District Council has 41 councillors representing the 21 wards which make up the Lewes District. Councillors are elected by those registered to vote in their wards.

The political representation on Lewes District Council is:

  • Conservative - 20 councillors
  • Liberal Democrats - 11 councillors
  • Green - 3 councillors
  • Independent Group (no political party affiliation) - 6 councillors
  • Independent Green - 1 councillor
Lewes District Council is currently a hung Council, with no one political party having overall control. Control of the Cabinet remains with Councillor Andy Smith as Leader.

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Political Structure

Eastbourne Borough Council has 27 councillors representing the 9 wards which make up the Eastbourne Borough. Councillors are elected by those registered to vote in their wards.

The political representation on Eastbourne Borough Council is:

  • Liberal Democrats - 18 councillors
  • Conservative - 8 councillors
  • Independent Conservative – 1 councillor
The Liberal Democrats have overall control of the council with Councillor David Tutt as Leader.

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