About us

Ealing Council serves the residents and businesses of London's third largest borough, which is located in the heart of west London. 

The council provides dozens of different services, from disposing of abandoned cars to running the Brent Lodge Animal Centre.

Local elections are held every four years to select 69 councillors who, between them, represent 23 wards across the borough. In May 2014 the borough elected the following representatives:

  • 53 Labour councillors
  • 12 Conservative councillors
  • 4 Liberal Democrat councillors

Councillor Julian Bell is the Leader of Ealing Council and Martin Smith is the council's Chief Executive.

Ealing Council puts the needs of our 350,000 residents above all else and the council's six priorities reflect the issues that matter most to local people. We are committed to improving services, our performance and ensuring value for money in everything we do. 

Council's six priorities

We have six immediate priorities that respond to residents' concerns and will help us ensure high quality, cost-effective services.

Corporate and community plan

The council's Corporate Plan 2014-18 sets out the council's priorities, and the Community Strategy is a 10-year plan to make the borough safer and better for all.

Open and accountable

In order to be transparent we publish information so that you can see how your money is being spent, what it delivers and how well we are performing.

Political and management structure

Overview of the council's political and management structure, including the Cabinet and senior management structure.

Councillors

Councillors by ward, political party and A-Z.

About the borough

The areas that make up the borough, things to do and places to go.