Kettering Borough Council

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Kettering Borough Council
Kettering
Shown within Northamptonshire
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Northamptonshire within England
Geography
Status: Borough
Region: East Midlands
Admin. County: Northamptonshire
Admin. HQ: Kettering
Leadership
Council Type: Leader & Cabinet
Control: Conservative (since 2003)
Leader: Cllr. Jim Hakewill (since 2003)
MP: Philip Hollobone (since 2005)

Kettering Borough Council is a local authority in Kettering Borough, composed of 36 local councillors and currently controlled by the Conservatives, who have controlled the Council since the 2003 local elections, where they gained control from Labour with a majority of 15. Having retained control in the 2007 local elections, the Council is currently led by Cllr. Jim Hakewill.

Kettering Borough Council was established in 1973, as part of reforms marked by the Local Government Act 1972. Prior to this date, Kettering Borough was represented by the Urban District Councils of Burton Latimer, Desborough, Rothwell and Kettering (wholly within the current Borough boundaries) and the Rural District Council of Kettering Rural (mainly within the current Borough boundaries).

Year Conservative Labour Party Independent Liberal Democrats
2016 26 7 2 1

History[edit]

Elections[edit]

Ordinary Elections[edit]

By-elections (2003 – present)[edit]

Wards and Councillors[edit]

2007 - Present[edit]

Since boundary changes implemented for the 2007 local elections, the wards of Kettering Borough Council have been as follows:

Ward Council seats Current party
(As at November 2010)
All Saints 3 seats 1 Con, 2 Lab
Avondale Grange 2 seats 2 Lab
Barton 2 seats 2 Con
Brambleside 2 seats 2 Con
Burton Latimer 3 seats 2 Ind, 1 Con
Desborough Loatland 2 seats 2 Con
Desborough St Giles 2 seats 2 Con
Ise Lodge 3 seats 3 Con
Northfield 1 seat 1 Lab
Piper's Hill 2 seats 2 Con
Queen Eleanor & Buccleuch 1 seat 1 Con
Rothwell 3 seats 3 Con
Slade 2 seats 2 Con
St Michael's & Wicksteed 3 seats 3 Con
St Peter's 2 seats 2 Con
Welland 1 seat 1 Con
William Knibb 2 seats 2 Con
TOTAL 36 seats 28 Con, 6 Lab, 2 Ind

1999 - 2007[edit]

For the elections held in May 1999 and May 2003, the wards of Kettering Borough Council were as follows:

Kettering Borough Council Ward Map (1999-May 2007)
Kettering Borough Council Political Map, after 2003 election
(Key: Red = Labour, Blue = Conservative, Grey = Independent, Stripes = Mixed Ward)
Ward Council seats
All Saints 2 seats
Avondale 2 seats
Barton 2 seats
Brambleside 2 seats
Buccleuch 1 seat
Latimer (Burton Latimer) 2 seats
Loatland (Desborough) 2 seats
Millbrook 2 seats
Piper's Hill 2 seats
Plessy (Burton Latimer) 2 seats
Queen Eleanor 1 seat
Slade 2 seats
Spinney 2 seats
St Andrew's 3 seats
St Giles (Desborough) 2 seats
St Mary's 3 seats
St Michael's 2 seats
St Peter's 2 seats
Tresham (Rothwell) 2 seats
Trinity (Rothwell) 2 seats
Warkton 2 seats
Welland 1 seat
Wicksteed 2 seats
TOTAL 45 seats

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