Castle Point Borough Council
Castle Point Borough Council covers the towns of Canvey Island, Hadleigh, South Benfleet & Thundersley. It is split into 14 wards which, with the exception of Canvey Island West, elect 3 Councillors to represent residents. Most years, one councillor will be elected to represent each ward on a 4 year term.
Should any one party obtain 21 or more councillors out of 41, they will have a majority and be said to have control of the council. If no party achieves a majority, the council is said to have No Overall Control and a power sharing agreement can be arranged between parties.
Castle Point Borough Council using the ‘Leader & Cabinet’ system whereby a cabinet of 8 is formed under the guidance of a leader. To find out more about this system, click here.
Castle Point Councillors can help with local issues, like:
- rubbish collection
- leisure centres
Current Ward Boundaries
To find out who your councillors are click here.