The Borough is divided into 15 Wards with 3 Councillors representing each Ward, making a total of 45 Councillors.
The Labour Group and Liberal Democrats Group have formed a partnership administration and hold all 6 seats on the Executive.
Leader – Councillor Afrasiab Anwar
Deputy Leader and Resources & Performance Management
Councillor Sue Graham
Housing & Environment
Councillor John Harbour
Economy & Growth
Councillor Mark Townsend
Community & Environmental Services
Councillor Shah Hussain
Health & Well-being
Councillor Margaret Lishman
The Council seats
- Labour: 19
- Liberal Democrats: 8
- Conservative: 6
- Green Party: 6
- Burnley & Padiham Independent Party: 4
- Independent: 1
- Vacancy: 1
Find a full list of Council seats on moderngov.co.uk.
See more details on the Council’s organisational management structure.