Council Government and Democracy

Cllr Mark Collinson is Lord Mayor for 2024/25

111th Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull installed

The new Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull and Admiral of the Humber, Councillor Mark Collinson, has been installed at a ceremony at the Guildhall today.

Councillor Collinson was elected … More


Local Elections 2024

Hull local elections 2024 – as it happened

The results for Hull’s local elections were declared in the early hours of Friday 3 May at the Guildhall.

The Liberal Democrat group held control of Hull City Council, with … More



The Guildhall in Hull.

2024’s local election candidates are published

Nominations have been published for this year’s local elections, residents can now find which candidates are standing for election in their ward.

One seat is up for election in each … More




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

Avenues by-election polls open

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

The candidates in today’s by-election are:

  • Rhiannon Beeson (Liberal Democrats)
  • Alex
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Devolution: What is a Mayoral Combined Authority?

The devolution proposals for Hull and East Yorkshire involves the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) covering both authorities.

Establishing an MCA is a formal, legal step, allowing closer … More











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
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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
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