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ABOUT HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM


Hammersmith & Fulham is a diverse and dynamic place - a place that people are proud to call home, and a place that’s on the up. Our vision for the borough and the council is characterised by compassion: listening to the concerns of our residents and ensuring we understand what matters most in their lives. We want to change the relationship between the council and the community; by doing things with residents and not to them.

Our corporate priorities outline our commitment to achieving this:

  • Building shared prosperity
  • Creating a compassionate council
  • Doing things with residents, not to them
  • Being ruthlessly financially efficient
  • Taking pride in Hammersmith & Fulham

The borough is divided into 16 wards. Each of these wards is represented by either two or three elected councillors, bringing the total number of councillors for the borough to 46. Councillors are elected every four years. The composition of the council is currently:

  • Labour 35
  • Conservative 11

The Leader of the council is Councillor Stephen Cowan.

The council’s Chief Executive is joined on the strategic leadership team by five directors:

  • Strategic director of Finance and Governance
  • Strategic director of The Economy department
  • Strategic director of The Environment department
  • Strategic director of Social Care
  • Director of Children's Services

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Our vision for the borough and the council is characterised by compassion: listening to the concerns of our residents and ensuring we understand what matters most in their lives.