Worcestershire County Council

Worcestershire County Council is the county council for the non-metropolitan county of Worcestershire in England. The most recent election to it were in 2017. Worcestershire County Council has its headquarters at County Hall in Worcester, which was also the headquarters for the preceding Hereford and Worcester County Council.[2]

Worcestershire County - Council
Coat of arms
Chair of the Council
Cllr Peter Tomlinson, Conservative
since 16th May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Simon Geraghty, Conservative
since 14th January 2016
Chief executive
Paul Robinson
since March 2018
Seats57 councillors[1]
Political groups
     Conservative (40)
Other parties
     Labour (10)
     Liberal Democrats (3)
     Green Party (2)
     Independent (2)
Length of term
4 years
First past the post
Last election
4 May 2017
Next election
6 May 2021
Meeting place
County Hall, Worcester

Worcestershire County Council was created in 1889; it was abolished in 1974 and replaced by Hereford and Worcester County Council, and was eventually recreated in 1998. It consists of 57 Councillors elected every four years, and is currently controlled by the Conservative Party.[1]


  1. "Worcestershire County Council: Election 2017 Results". BBC. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  2. "Complaints Department". Worcestershire County Council. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
New creation Cam
1889 1974
Succeeded by
Hereford and Worcester County Council
Preceded by
Hereford and Worcester County Council
County council
1998 present
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