|Borough of Hertsmere|
Shown within Hertfordshire
|Region:||East of England|
| Ranked 243rd|
- Total ()
| Ranked |
|Ethnicity:|| 88.9% White|
1.8% Chinese or Other
Hertsmere Borough Council
|Leadership:||Leader & Cabinet|
The name "Hertsmere" was invented for the new district by combining the name of the county with "mere", an archaic word for boundary. The name is doubly appropriate as the area is now the southern boundary of Hertfordshire with Greater London, while up to 1965 parts of the district were on either side of the county boundary with Middlesex. The name is reflected in the council's coat of arms, which shows a hart upon the battlements of a boundary wall.
In 1976 the Conservatives gained a majority on the council which they held until 1994. For the next two years the council was under no overall control. The Labour Party controlled the council from 1996 to 1999, when the Conservatives regained control, which they have held since that date.
Nevada (US), Feb 11 (ANI): A three-day public inquiry has reportedly been ordered against former Beatle George Harrison donated Bhaktivedanta Manor Temple over a temporary wedding marquee by Hertsmere Borough Council in England.
Feb 12, 2011; Since 1973, when George Harrison donated the Manor building and estate, village residents have been reportedly complaining...