HC Deb 12 November 1968 vol 773 c61W
58. Mr. Donnelly

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will state the total numbers involved of aldermen and councillors, respectively, in county councils, county boroughs and borough, urban and rural district councils whose authorities come within the terms of reference of the Royal Commission on Local Government.

Mr. Skeffington

The most recent published sources show that there are 3,711 aldermen and 31,836 councillors in England, outside Greater London.

The following is a breakdown of these figures:

Number of Aldermen Number of Councillors
Local Authorities
County councils 965 2,931
County borough councils 1,249 3,747
Non-county borough councils 1,497 4,499
Urban district councils 7,421
Rural district councils 13,238
3,711 31,836