Councillors and MPs


Councillors are your local elected representatives. They are usually members of a political party, though some may choose not to belong to any party and are called independents. 

Councillors are responsible for making decisions on behalf of the community about:

  • local services
  • agreeing budgets and Council Tax charges

List of Redbridge councillors

view the list of Redbridge Councillors 


Council wards and councillor surgeries

Redbridge is divided into 22 wards with 3 elected councillors for 19 wards and 2 councillors for 3 wards, making 63 councillors in total.

Councillor surgeries also known as ward surgeries are held in various locations throughout Redbridge, at these surgeries you can ask your local councillor about issues concerning your local area. 


Redbridge Council's elected political administration  

Redbridge Council is made up of:

  • Labour Party who hold 51 seats (The Labour Party has overall control of Redbridge Council)
  • Conservative Party who hold 12 seats


Allowances paid to councillors  

Councillors are not paid a salary or wages, but they are entitled to allowances and expenses to cover costs of carrying out their public duties. 


Gifts and Hospitality

Gifts and Hospitality Protocol (PDF 1073KB)


Members of Parliament MP's 

There are 4 Members of Parliament representing constituencies within Redbridge, each MP serves in the House of Commons, representing his or her constituency.


Wes Streeting

Constituency: Ilford North 

Wards Represented: Aldborough, Barkingside, Bridge, Clayhall, Fairlop, Fullwell, Hainault, Roding 

Political Party: Labour

Telephone: 020 7219 3000


Rt Hon Iain Duncan-Smith 

Constituency: Chingford and Woodford Green 

Wards Represented: Monkhams, Church End 

Political Party: Conservative

Telephone: 020 7219 3000


John Cryer 

Constituency: Leyton and Wanstead 

Wards Represented: Snaresbrook and Wanstead 

Political Party: Labour

Telephone: 020 8989 5249 



Mike Gapes

Constituency: Ilford South

Wards Represented: Chadwell, Clementswood, Cranbrook, Goodmayes, Loxford, Mayfield, Newbury, Seven Kings, Valentines

Political Party: The Independent Group

Telephone: 020 7219 6485



You can write to all the MPs at:

House of Commons


Redbridge GLA representative 

The current Assembly Member representing the Havering and Redbridge constituency is Keith Prince (Conservative)



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