The views expressed here are those of Ian Harvey. Copyright Ian Harvey 2020
THE PERSONAL WEB SITE OF CLLR IAN HARVEY, FORMER LEADER OF SPELTHORNE BOROUGH COUNCIL AND COUNCILLOR FOR THE SUNBURY EAST WARD. MEMBER OF UNITED SPELTHORNE GROUP
Spelthorne was formed as a result of the 1974 Local Government reorganisation with the merger of Staines and Sunbury upon Thames Urban District Councils.
There are currently approximately 100,000 residents in this Borough west of London, bounded broadly by Heathrow Airport to the north, London to the east, River Thames to the south and west and M25 north west.
The current political makeup of Spelthorne Borough Council is currently as follows
Currently Conservative minority controlled but at a Council meeting pon 30th July 2020 Council voted to return to the “committee system” which will deliver a more politically proportionate system. This is due to take effect in May 2021