High Peak Borough Council has 43 councillors elected in 28 wards. Elections are held every 4 years for all 43 seats. The next election is due in May 2019.
The Council is controlled by a Conservative administration led by Councillor Tony Ashton.
The political composition of the council is given in the table below:
|Political Group||Group leader||Number of Councillors|
|Conservative||Cllr Tony Ashton||23|
|Labour||Cllr Anthony Mckeown||17|
|Liberal Democrat and Independent Alliance||Cllr David Lomax||3|