Council Government and Democracy

The Guildhall in Hull.

Stark warning to government over council funding

The Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Mike Ross, and the Leader of the Council’s Majority Opposition Group, Councillor Daren Hale, have warned that Hull faces a “toxic cocktail” if … More

Devolution deal has to suit the people of Hull

Next year, 2024, marks ten years since the current phase of English devolution started with the Greater Manchester Agreement in 2014.

When we talk about devolution, for many it isn’t … More

The Guildhall in Hull.

Sharon Hofman wins Bricknell Ward By-Election

Sharon Hofman has been elected as the new councillor in the Bricknell ward.

The results of the by-election are:

  • John Fareham (Conservative) – 418 votes
  • Sharon Hofman (Labour) – 919

black and white image of a hand placing a vote into a box

Bricknell by-election polls open

Residents in the Bricknell ward have the opportunity to go to the polls today in a city council by-election.

The candidates in today’s by-election are:

  • John Fareham (Conservative)
  • Sharon Hofman

The Guildhall in Hull, with Charles Wilson statue in the foreground

Cabinet to consider Place Pilot invitation

Accepting an invitation for Hull to be part of the government’s Place Pilot scheme will be discussed at Hull City Council’s July Cabinet.

The council was invited back in February … More