Nottingham City Council

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Nottingham City Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Leader
Jon Collins, Labour Party
Lord Mayor
Michael Wildgust, Labour Party
Structure
Seats 55 Councillor
50 / 55
5 / 55
Elections
First past the post
Last election
5 May 2011
Meeting place
Council-House-Nottingham.jpg
Nottingham Council House (for Full Council meetings), but its main headquarters are at Loxley House
Website
www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Nottingham City Council is the non-metropolitan district council for the unitary authority of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire. It consists of 55 councillors, representing a total of 20 wards, elected every four years. It is led by Jon Collins, of the majority Labour Party. The deputy leader of the council is Cllr Graham Chapman.[1] The last elections were held on Thursday 5 May 2011.

Political control[edit]

Year Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
2011 50 0 5
2007 42† 6 7
2003 36 11‡ 8
2000 40 4 1

† Cllr Mick Newton left the Labour Party and became an independent councillor in March 2011, leaving Labour with 41 councillors.

‡ In 2003, 6 weeks after the election 5 Lib Dems split from their party to form a group of Independents.

From Cllr. Michael Edwards - 2000 - Labour 40, Conservative 11, Lib Dem 4; 1997 - Labour 50, Conservative 3, Lib Dem 2; (over the years became Labour 47, Conservative 5, Lib Dem 3 (CHECK)) 1995 - Labour 51, Lib Dem 2, Conservative 1, Green 1; ((1993 - 25 County seats in city - Labour 22, Conservative 2, Lib Dem 1)) 1991 - Labour 37, Conservative 17, Green 1; ((1989 - 25 County seats in city - Labour 18, Conservative 7)) 1988 - November 3rd - Labour 27, Conservative 27, Communist 1 (became Green); 1987 - Conservative 28, Labour 26, Communist 1;

Wards[edit]

Ward Councillors
Arboretum 2
Aspley 3
Basford 3
Berridge 3
Bestwood 3
Bilborough 3
Bridge 2
Bulwell 3
Bulwell Forest 3
Clifton North 3
Clifton South 3
Dales 3
Dunkirk and Lenton 2
Leen Valley 2
Mapperley 3
Radford and Park 3
Sherwood 3
St Anns 3
Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey 2
Wollaton West 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your Councillors". nottinghamcity.gov.uk. 

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