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Your Councillors

Local Councillors are elected by the community to decide how the council should carry out its various activities. They represent public interest as well as individuals living within the ward in which he or she has been elected to serve a term of office.

You can regularly contact your councillors through council meetings, email, telephone calls or their regular surgeries.

There are 63 members of the London Borough of Barnet, also known as councillors. There are currently 32 Conservatives members, 30 Labour members, and one Liberal Democrat . This means that Barnet is a Conservative controlled Council.

Councillors are not paid a salary for their work, but they do receive allowances. By law, all members of the Council are required to complete a declaration of interest form no later than 28 days following the day of their election, and within 28 days of becoming aware of any change to their interests.

The Mayor of Barnet during 2015-2016 is Councillor Mark Shooter. His deputy for the year is Councillor Alison Cornelius.

The Leader of the Council is Councillor Richard Cornelius, and Councillor Daniel Thomas is the Deputy Leader.

To find your councillor please use the below links: