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Political control and composition

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 2023.

The Council is controlled by a Labour administration led by Councillor Anthony McKeown.

The political composition of the council is given in the table below:

Political Composition 

Political Group

Group leader

Number of Councillors

Labour

Cllr Anthony McKeown

22

Conservative

Cllr Tony Ashton

16

Liberal Democrat

Cllr David Lomax

3

Green

Cllr Joanna Collins

2