As the Local Authority for the district of Bassetlaw, the Council has a responsibility to deliver more than 400 services to around 114,143 residents.
In addition to being the collecting authority for Council Tax and Business Rates, just some of the key services the Council has responsibility for include; collecting refuse and recycling, Housing, Planning and Development Control, Licencing, Environmental Heath, running Elections, Leisure, and maintaining the award-winning Parks and Open Spaces.
The Council is made up of 48 elected councillors who represent 25 wards. Of these councillors there are 33 Labour Party, 12 Conservative Party and 3 Independent representatives.
The party with the most Councillors becomes the ruling part of the Council, as such the Labour Party has an overall majority and control of the Council.
The current leader of the Council is Cllr Simon Greaves and the Chief Executive is Neil Taylor.
The next District elections will be held in May 2019.
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