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Lewis Herbert
Labour Leader of Cambridge City Council
  • Labour Leader of Cambridge City Council

Lewis Herbert is the Leader of Cambridge City Council, and a City Councillor for Coleridge. He was first elected as a City Councillor in 2004, and he cares deeply about the area and knows local people well, having lived locally since 1998.

Lewis became Leader of Cambridge City Council when Labour took control of the Council in May 2014. He has built external partnerships to benefit the city and residents, including securing £70m from Government so that Cambridge can build 500 new council homes by 2022, and led initiatives to tackle traffic congestion and integrate shared services and planning with South Cambridgeshire.