You can use this search facility to find information on the Councillors for your area (Ward), including their contact details and surgeries.
If you need to find out which Ward you are in please email Jennie Skiba in Democratic Services at email@example.com
or telephone (0114) 273 4096.
In Sheffield, there are 84 elected Councillors with three Councillors for each of the 28 Wards.
Councillors are democratically accountable to the residents of their Ward. Their overriding duty is to the whole community but they have a special duty to their constituents, including those who did not vote for them.
The number of Councillors for each Party is:-
- Labour - 59
- Liberal Democrats - 22
- Green - 2
- 1 vacancy
The Labour Group has overall control of the Council.
The Council operates a 'Strong Leader Model' that involves a Leader of the Council and an Executive (the Cabinet).
Deputy Lord Mayor - Councillor Peter Rippon
Deputy Leader of the Council - Councillor Harry Harpham
Leader of the Liberal Democrats Group - Councillor Shaffaq Mohammed
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats Group - Councillor Colin Ross
Leader of the Green Group - Councillor Jillian Creasy
Councillor Julie Dore is Leader of the Council and the Chair of the Cabinet
The Leader determines the Scheme of Delegation
for Executive Functions and this includes details of the:
Functions to be exercised by the Cabinet (the Executive)
Matters Delegated for Decision by Individual Cabinet Members
Matters Delegated to the Cabinet Highways Committee and Area Committees
Executive functions delegated to officers
Urgency provisions for reserved Executive functions
Local Choice Functions that are the responsibility of the Executive
The Standards Committee
oversees the Members' Code of Conduct and is responsible for considering complaints that a Member (Councillor) of the City Council or one of the 3 Parish and Town Councils may have breached the Code.