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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. The council is led by David Mellen, of the majority Labour Party.[1][2] The most recent elections were held on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Nottingham City Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Cllr Rosemary Healy, Labour
since May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr David Mellen, Labour
since 2019
Chief Executive
Ian Curryer
Structure
Seats55 councillors
Nottingham City Council composition
Political groups
Administration
     Labour (50)
Opposition
     Nottingham Independents (3)
     Conservative (2)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
First past the post
Last election
2 May 2019
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

Political controlEdit

City CouncilEdit

Year Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative Green Communist Nottingham Independents
2019 50 0 2 0 0 3
2018 52 0 3 0 0 0
2017 52 0 3 0 0 0
2015 52 0 3 0 0 0
2011 50[Note 1] 0 5 0 0 0
2007 42[Note 2] 6 7 0 0 0
2003 36 11[Note 3] 8 0 0 0
2000 40 4 11 0 0 0
1997 50[Note 4] 2 3 0 0 0
1995 51 2 1 1 0 0
1991 37 0 17 1 0 0
1988 27 0 27 0 1[Note 5] 0
1987 26 0 27 0 1 0

County Council (until 1998)Edit

Year Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
1993 22 1 2
1989 18 0 7

WardsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ram, Phoebe (3 May 2019). "David Mellen is the new leader of Nottingham City Council". nottinghampost. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Your Councillors". nottinghamcity.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 5 March 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Cllrs Emma Dewinton and Jeannie Packer left the Labour Party and became independent Councillors during this term, leaving Labour with 48 Councillors. Councillor Tim Spencer left the Conservative Party a few weeks before the 2015 elections, leaving the Conservative Party with 4 councillors.
  2. ^ Cllr Mick Newton left the Labour Party and became an independent councillor in March 2011, leaving Labour with 41 councillors.
  3. ^ In 2003, 6 weeks after the election 5 Lib Dems split from their party to form a group of Independents.
  4. ^ Before the 2000 election, this had changed to 47 Labour, 3 Lib Dem, 5 Conservatives.
  5. ^ Before the 1991 election, the Communist candidate became a Green candidate.

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