Brent

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 56 Seats +/- +16
Conservative Seats 6 Seats +/- 0
Liberal Democrat Seats 1 Seats +/- -16

Council background

Type
London Borough Council
Seats up
63 seats up for election - Whole
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Brent London Borough Council

13.05.2016

01:15

Wembley £2.5bn development approved

Plans to build a £2.5bn development beside Wembley Stadium have been approved despite claims it could jeopardise fan safety.

12.09.2015

18:20

New £10m library and art space opens

A new £10m library and community space opens in north-west London.

18.08.2015

07:03

Welsh school's London future secured

A Welsh medium primary school in London is moving to a new site, securing its future.

22.09.2014

01:22

Gay weddings targeted for citizenship

Illegal immigrants are targeting gay weddings to gain citizenship in the UK, a BBC Inside Out London investigation uncovers.

04.09.2014

22:03

Tenant languishing in 'unfit' room

BBC London has discovered that Brent Council allowed a landlord to continue renting to a man on housing benefits even though its own inspectors said his home was not fit to be lived in.

02.09.2014

12:32

Councillors complete Ice Bucket Challenge

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Senior councillors at Brent Council took part in the social media charity phenomenon Ice Bucket Challenge outside the Brent Civic Centre, London Evening Standard reports.

The video of the challenge was posted on YouTube with the group nominating secretary of state for local government, Eric Pickles, for the challenge.

29.08.2014

16:24

Private landlords to apply for licences

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People living in single occupancy houses in Wembley Central, Harlesden and Willesden will be encouraged to rent through private landlords who will have to subscribed to a £350 licensing scheme from November.

It is hoped the Brent Council licences, which will last for five years, will target rogue practices. Licences can only be introduced for single occupancy households in areas proven to have anti-social behaviour problems.

28.08.2014

14:10

Private landlords 'to pay for licensing'

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Private landlords in Brent will be forced to pay £350 to subscribe to a compulsory five-year licensing scheme after council chiefs gave the go-ahead to the proposals.

The plans are aimed at clamping down on rogue landlords who allow their tenants to live in insanitary and overcrowded conditions, according to the Brent and Kilburn Times.

05.08.2014

14:34

Top council earners

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Wandsworth Council also had the most number of employees in London making more than £100,000 a year in 2012-13 with 29. Barnet was second with 26, followed by Hillingdon with 24, the Tax Payers' Alliance study found.

Other local authorities with more than 15 people on £100,000 were:

  • City of London - 24
  • Camden - 23
  • Greater London Authority - 21
  • Newham - 20
  • Islington - 19
  • Tower Hamlets - 18
  • Brent - 18
  • Croydon - 15

11.06.2014

10:29

Falling tree death

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Brent Council has begun an investigation into the woman's death. A statement read: "This is a very sad situation and our thoughts are with the families and the victims of this tragic accident," a council spokesman said.

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