The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is made up of 76 members representing 33 wards.
Councillors are elected to office, often representing a political party. Upon election, councillors may form political groups which may be the same or different to their political party. The calculated allocation of seats on committees is based on the representation of these political groups.
The political composition of the council based on the political groups is:
|Liberal Democrat||28 Councillors|
|Christchurch Independents||8 Councillors|
|Poole People||5 Councillors|
|Poole Engage||2 Councillors|
The table below provides details of the leaders and, where applicable, deputy leaders of each of the respective political groups
|Liberal Democrat||Councillor Vikki Slade||Councillor Millie Earl|
|Conservative||Councillor Philip Broadhead||Councillor Bobbie Dove|
|Labour||Councillor Sharon Carr-Brown||Councillor Sue Aitkenhead|
|Christchurch Independents||Councillor Paul Hilliard||Councillor David Flagg|
|Poole People||Councillor Dr Felicity Rice|
|Green||Councillor Chris Rigby||Councillor Simon Bull|
|Indpendents||Councillor Lisa Northover||Councillor Brian Castle|
|Poole Engage||Councillor Judy Butt||Councillor Julie Bagwell|