Rother District Council
Leader of the Council
Cllr D.B. Oliver, Independent
Deputy Leader of the Council
Cllr S.M. Prochak, Liberal Democrats
|First past the post|
|2 May 2019|
The Rother District Council (East Sussex, England) is elected every four years, with currently 38 councillors being elected at each election. From 1983 until 2019, the Conservatives have had a majority on the council, apart from between 1991 and the 1999 election when no party had a majority. Since 2019, the 'Rother Alliance' has controlled the council, formed of a mixture of Independent, Liberal Democrat, Labour and Green Party councillors. As of the last election in 2019 the council was composed of the following councillors:-
Rother District Council offices are based in Bexhill-on-Sea. Bexhill has nine wards: the remaining councillors represent the other 11 wards.
|Eastern Rother [includes Winchelsea and Camber]||4817||2||2409|
|Ewhurst and Sedlescombe||2382||1||2382|
|Old Town (Bexhill)||3780||2||1890|
|Rother Levels [includes Northiam and Peasmarsh]||4627||2||2314|
|St Marks (Bexhill)||4590||2||2295|
|St Michaels (Bexhill)||4629||2||2315|
|St Stephens (Bexhill)||4366||2||2183|
|Ticehurst and Etchingham||4168||2||2084|
|Parish||Type||Area (sq mi)||Population (2007)||Pop Density /sq mi|
|Ashburnham and Penhurst||Parish Council||22.4||370||43|
|Hurst Green||Parish Council||10.4||1451||362|
|Playden & East Guldeford||See note||16.6||327||51|
|Rye Foreign||Parish Council||3.9||354||238|
|Salehurst and Robertsbridge||Parish Council||18.2||2588||369|
Playden and East Guldeford are merged in the statistical analysis although they are both civil parishes in their own right. Playden has a Parish Council whilst East Guldeford holds a Parish Meeting.
- "Rother District Council's new leader confirmed as parties form alliance". www.bexhillobserver.net. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
- "Local election results 2015 in full". The Guardian. 15 May 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
- Parish and Town Councils: map