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Your council

About us

We serve the people, communities and businesses of Leicester, the biggest city in the East Midlands.

Book of Condolence

Her Majesty the Queen has announced the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Taxi Strategy 2022-2025

The draft Leicester Transport Plan 2021-2036 focusses on a sustainable transport vision supporting a high quality of life and travel experience for people and a vibrant local economy.

Organisation chart

Organisation chart

How we work

Find out about the policies which govern how we work, including how much we spend on providing our services and how much we pay our staff.

Elections and voting

Voting in local and national elections is the main way you can engage with the democratic process, and ensure you play your part in shaping how the council and the country is run.

Decisions, meetings and minutes

We hold several meetings where decisions are taken which affect Leicester residents. The biggest of these is full council, attended by all 54 elected councillors, and oversees some of the most important decisions we take.

Councillors and wards

We have 54 councillors - 52 Labour, one Liberal Democrat and one Independent - across 21 wards.

Our jobs and careers

Find out about working for us; placement and apprenticeship opportunities for young people and graduates, and help and advice on finding work.


When making important decisions about local public services, we promise to keep you informed, listen to and acknowledge concerns and aims, providing feedback on how your input shaped the decision.

Press and media

Read our latest news, find out about our wide range of social media accounts and sign up for Your Leicester, our monthly email newsletter.


The easiest way to find pages on this site is to use the search box or the A-Z or menu buttons at the top of every page. Or you can get started by browsing our main service areas below.


Get advice on what Brexit means for Leicester. To reduce any impact on our services, we are working closely with partners and the government to understand the various risks and to identify opportunities that will help boost the city's outlook.

Do it online

You can access many of our services online to report, pay, apply and more.

Make a payment

The easiest way to pay for many of our services is to do it online. It's fast and secure and we accept most credit and debit cards.