Tanworth-in-Arden Parish Council is one of the 113 Parish Councils within Stratford-on-Avon District Council. Stratford is one of the 5 District or Borough Councils within Warwickshire County Council. The Council is made up of 12 Parish Councillors who are elected onto the council every four years. There are nominally 6 from Tanworth and 6 from Earlswood. The next Elections will take place in May 2023.
The Parish covers around 3000 residents in a large mainly rural area of South Warwickshire (Stratford-on-Avon North), including Tanworth-in-Arden itself, Earlswood, Wood End, Forshaw Heath, Aspley Heath, Danzey Green. The Parish receives funding from a precept levied on council tax payers by Stratford District Council. The Parish Council's main responsibilities are for Footway lighting, Earlswood Leisure Park & play area and Tanworth-in-Arden Village Green & War Memorial. The Parish Council awards grants and donations to local causes. The Council are at present in the final stages of producing the Neighbourhood Development Plan to go to public consultation.