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County Council: Ashford Borough Council

County Council

Local government is organised in different 'tiers'. In Kent there are three tiers; the county council, the district or borough council, and the parish or town council. 

Kent County Council covers the whole of the county and is responsible for services such as education (primary and secondary schools), highways (roads and pavements) and social services. Kent works closely with 12 district councils, one unitary authority (Medway Council) and more than 300 town and parish councils.

There are seven county councillors for the borough of Ashford.  

County councillors
Division Councillor
Ashford Central

Mr P W Bartlett

Ashford East

Mr S J G Koowaree

Ashford Rural East

Mrs C L Bell 

Ashford Rural South

Mr M J Angell

Ashford Rural West

Mr C Simkins

Ashford South

Mr D Farrell


Mr P M Hill



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