Ipswich Borough Council has a Labour administration. The Leader and Cabinet together are the Executive, comprising the Leader, Deputy Leader and six councillors.
These councillors are responsible for agreeing policies about provision of services and how the Council's money is spent. They are also there to represent the views and opinions of individuals.
Details of Councillor Committees are available in the Council Meetings and Minutes section of this website, including a schedule of meetings for the year, details of Committee membership, and meeting papers.
If you have any difficulties that you think the Council could help solve, you can contact one of your local councillors to discuss it with them and see what can be done. Contact details for all Ipswich Borough Councillors are available on our Local Councillors page. You can search for the councillors in your area by name, party, ward or postcode.
Ipswich Borough Council has 48 councillors across the 16 wards of Ipswich, with each ward having three councillors as their elected representatives. The current political make-up of the Council is: 33 Labour, 12 Conservative and 3 Liberal Democrats.
People of all ages and from all walks of life can stand as a councillor. You can find out more about what this means and how you could get involved on our Becoming a Councillor page.