Our Political Environment

The Tonbridge and Malling Liberal Democrats are an active and growing local party, supporting four Councillors on Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council and one Councillor on Kent County Council.

The Borough of Tonbridge and Malling Council is made up of 24 local wards. From each ward, a Councillor is elected. Elections take place every 4 years, with the next due in May, 2018.

The District of Tonbridge and Malling is also represented on the larger Kent County Council, which is made up of 11 regions. At least one Councillor is returned from each region. Elections take place every 4 years, with the next due in May 2017.

Tonbridge and Malling is part of a Westminster constituency, currently represented by Conservative Thomas Tugendhat MP. General elections take place in May every five years.