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Barking
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(Council)
Barnet
(Council)
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Barnet Council or the council of the London Borough of Barnet is the elected authority governing the borough. The first council was elected in 1964 as a shadow authority under the London Government Act 1963 and came into its powers on 1 April 1965.

The entire council is elected every four years with the most recent election being held on 3rd May 2018. The chairman and civic head of the council is Mayor of Barnet.

2018-2022[edit | edit source]

The council elected in 2018 consists of 63 councillors, three elected for each of 21 wards. The Conservative Party took control of the council which had been under no overall control since March 2018 following the resignation of one of their councillors.[1]

Ward Conservative Party Labour Party Liberal Democrats Others Changes
Brunswick Park 2 1 0 0 Con. gain 1 from Lab.
Burnt Oak 0 3 0 0
Childs Hill 2 1 0 0 Lab. gain 1 from Lib Dems.
Colindale 0 3 0 0 No change
Coppetts 0 3 0 0 No change
East Barnet 1 2 0 0 Con. gain 1 from Lab.
East Finchley 0 3 0 0 No change
Edgware 3 0 0 0 No change
Finchley Church End 3 0 0 0 No change
Garden Suburb 3 0 0 0 No change
Golders Green 3 0 0 0 No change
Hale 3 0 0 0 Con. gain 1 fom Lab.
Hendon 3 0 0 0 No change
High Barnet 3 0 0 0 No change
Mill Hill 3 0 0 0 Con. hold 2, regain vacant seat
Oakleigh 3 0 0 0 No change
Totteridge 3 0 0 0 No change
Underhill 0 3 0 0 No change
West Finchley 0 3 0 0 No change
West Hendon 3 0 0 0 No change
Woodhouse 0 3 0 0 No change
TOTAL 38 25 0 0 Con. gain from NOC

The leader of the council is Richard Cornelius, a Conservative Party councillor representing Totteridge Ward.[2]

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