Kent County Council

Kent County Council

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Local Authority

Local Council

Contact Info

Phone Number
+44 1622 754633

Location

Address
County Hall, Maidstone
Postal Code
ME14 1XQ
City
Main city or town, IE London

Kent County Council is a county council that governs most of the county of Kent in England. It is the upper tier of elected local government, below which are 12 district councils, and around 300 town and parish councils. The county council has 84 elected councillors. The chief executive and chief officers are responsible for the day-to-day running of the council. Roger Gough is the leader of the council as of October 2019. Kent County Council is currently controlled by the Conservative Party and the official opposition is the Liberal Democrats with 7 seats. It is one of the largest local authorities in England in terms of population served and the largest local authority of its type.

The council is responsible for public services such as education, transport, strategic planning, emergency services, social services, public safety and waste disposal.

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