Political control of the council
Currently Chorley Council has 42 councillors, elected into power for 4 years (known as a 'term') to represent a particular area of the borough.
The different areas are known as 'wards' and the space for the councillor is known as a 'seat' on the council.
The current composition of the council is:
- Labour (31)
- Conservative (10)
- Independent (1)